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Helleborus × hybridus WJ Painted Doubles
Helleborus × hybridus WJ Painted Doubles
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Helleborus × hybridus WJ Painted Doubles

Winter Jewels Hellebore

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.255.390

The Winter Jewels™ Hellebores have been carefully hand-bred from only the best plants collected from around the globe in order to produce a range of new and exciting flower forms and colours. These form a mound of leathery, evergreen foliage bearing upright stems of large, saucer-shaped blooms from late winter through spring. This selection features double, white flowers with red brushmarks. 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. Great in part shade. Site these where they will stay for many years, since the plants resent being disturbed. Trim the old leaves to the ground in late winter before the buds emerge, to allow the flowers maximum impact. Bred by Hellebore hybridizer Marietta O’Byrne of Oregon. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant.

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Helleborus × hybridus WJ Painted Doubles

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Late Winter
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
   50-60 cm
   20-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate