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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

This is a vigorous hellebore has a multitude of amazing dusky rose pink flowers. On the inside of the flower the center third of each petal has a dark slate shadow. A lovely plant. Very long bloom time.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March

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Common Name Hellebore
Family Ranunculaceae
Genus Helleborus
species x sternii
Plant Type Perennial
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Bloom Time January, February, March
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? This is a clonal selection with excellent coloring to the foliage.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, cottage garden, border, understory.
Most Active Growing Season Winter, Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 18" / 16"
Soil (Garden) Well drained, average.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage
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.
Water (Greenhouse) Keep evenly moist.
EC 1.5 – 2.0
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
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.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Short Day
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