Hellebores





Helleborus argutifolius 'Pacific Frost'

A unique hellebore with dark green foliage that is heavily frosted (densely speckled) with white. Pure ivory blossoms are presented in clusters above rather than below the leaves like in many other species for a showier springtime display.

Height
: 1.5-2 ft.
Width: 1.5-2 ft.
Water: Low to Average
Blooms: Early to Mid Spring
Exposure: Partial to Full Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Hellebores x hybridus 'Amethyst Gem'

Exciting amethyst-rose double flowers, lasting many weeks in the winter and early spring. Amethyst flowers margined in opal are amazing.

Height: 1 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Well-drained, humus rich soil
Blooms: Spring
Exposure: Partial to Full Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5





Helleborus x hybridus ‘Mardi Gras’

A colorful mix of blooms from nearly black, to deep purple to rose to pink. Dark green foliage.

Height
: 1.5 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Well-drained, humus rich soil
Blooms: Spring
Exposure: Partial to Full Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5





Helleborus x hybridus 'Onyx Odyssey'

This selection features double, frilly blooms in shades of midnight purple and slate to black. Leaves emerge purple in early spring before maturing to green. This variety is reported to retain its colour and petals after the flowers have set seed, greatly extending the interest beyond the initial bloom.

Height
: 12-14 inches
Width: 18-23 inches
Water: Average to moist soil
Blooms: Late Winter - Spring
Exposure: Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5





Helleborus x hybridus 'Royal Heritage’

A new, improved selection exhibiting superior form with leathery textured, rich green foliage. Flower colors range from pure white to red to near black. Grows best in moist, shady areas. Perennial Plant of the Year for 2005. Evergreen.

Height
: 1.5 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Well-drained, humus rich soil
Blooms: Spring
Exposure: Partial to Full Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5
 




Hellebores x nigersmithii 'Ivory Prince'

‘Ivory Prince’s exquisite flowers reveal a subtle infusion of colours, from soft green and antique rose on the inside to earthy plum hues on the exterior. Sturdy wine-tinted stems and princely, deep green leatherlike foliage marked by light prominent veining and toothed margins maintain a pleasing evergreen presence all year long.


Height: 10-12 inches
Width: 1.5 ft.
Water: Well-drained, humus rich soil
Blooms: Spring
Exposure: Part Sun to Light Shade
Hardiness: Zone 5