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|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 18" / 16"|
|Finish Time||Slow (8-10 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March|
|Most Active Growing Season||Winter, Spring|
|Soil||Well drained, average.|
|pH||6.0 - 7.0|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry slightly between watering.|
|How Different?||This is a clonal selection with excellent coloring to the foliage.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, cottage garden, border, understory.|
|Finish Time to 4"||6 - 8 weeks|
|Comments||Blooms on last years growth. Prune after bloom by removing the spent flowering stems. Nick Ternes of Germantown Greenhouses in Wisconsin reports survival after winter 2008. They are Zone 5. The plants were somewhat protected.|
|Grower Notes||For spring blooming plants, transplant the summer before. Helleborus grow best (greenhouse production) when day temperatures are 50-65° F and night temperatures are 45-55° F. Spring/Summer growing: 50% shade in the northern states, 70% shade for southern states is beneficial.|
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