Here is another beautiful Hellebore for this week’s Plant of the Week – Helleborus Winter Jewel ™ ‘Sparkling Diamond.’ Hellebores are a great choice for shady areas of the garden and come in a range of colors. Marietta O’Byrne at Northwest Garden Nursery has developed a collection of very large, doubled-flowered hellebores. This stunning selection of plants is known as the Winter Jewel ™ Series and they are available from Terra Nova Nurseries Inc.
Botanical Name: Helleborus Winter Jewel ™ Series ‘Sparkling Diamond’
Common Name: Double Hellebore ‘Sparkling Diamond’
Plant Type: Perennial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size: 12” tall by 24” wide
Soil Type: Best grown in well-drained, fertile, humus-rich soil.
Foliage Colour: Dark Green
Bloom Colour: Pure white
Bloom Time: March, April, May
Additional Attributes: Deer resistant. Blooms can be left to dry out on the plant for extended period of interest. Blooms make a great cut flower.