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Helleborus × nigercors ‘Honeyhill Joy’
Helleborus × nigercors ‘Honeyhill Joy’
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Helleborus × nigercors ‘Honeyhill Joy’

Christmas Rose

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.255.520

Hellebores are much-sought after and are enjoying great popularity coast to coast. This is an interesting hybrid variety of Hellebore from Honeyhill Farms. Plants forms a low evergreen clump of shiny blue-tinged leaves. In late winter and early spring, stems rise bearing masses of large out-facing, cream-centered, white blooms that have a green tinge as they age. Excellent mid-winter or early spring display. Prune off spent leaves in spring but other than that, leave alone. These require moisture during their flowering period but will tolerate moderate summer drought. A hybrid of H. niger and H. argutifolius. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten/Skin irritant.

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Helleborus × nigercors ‘Honeyhill Joy’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Spring
  Mid Spring
  Late Winter
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate