Helleborus Royal Heritage™ Strain Hellebore
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.
After 50 years of dedicated English breeding and 10 years of collection and ongoing selection, we excitedly offer our patrons the very finest perennial introduction of the decade. Helleborus Royal Heritage™ Strain is destined to supplant even Hostas as the premiere carefree perennial for shade (and partial sun).
Uniquely superior for its wide range of sumptuous colors (purple, red, near-black, white, green, pink, and even yelloweach individual plant only displays one bloom color) captured by 2-inch flowers with overlapping petals. In our garden Helleborus Royal Heritage™ Strain produces flowers for nearly 5 months, from winter through spring. Cut and floated, they make an excellent centerpiece, lasting up to two weeks.
A gardener's "dream plant"very permanent, very low maintenance, very disease free, very pest free. Easy to establish from our vigorous container stock. Over the years each will develop into sturdy, long-lived clumps 18 to 24 inches high and 2 to 3 feet across. Totally tolerant of heat and humidity, and even periods of drought, if given well-drained, moisture-retentive soil. Can even thrive in clay.
Note: Plant color varies with purchase.
|Variety:||'Royal Heritage Strain'|
|Bloom Season Start:||Early Winter|
|Bloom Season End:||Early Spring|
|Bloom Color:||Black, Green, Mix, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow|
|USDA Zone Low:||4|
|USDA Zone High:||9|
|Uses:||Beds, Border, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Foundation, Ornamental, Outdoor, Winter Interest|
|Zone:||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Shipping Method Restrictions:||none|