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Helleborus x ericsmithii 'Winter Moonbeam'
Common Name: Hellebore Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Helleborus x ericsmithii 'Winter Moonbeam'
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Notes:
This hellebore has the most spectacular foliage within the genus -- blue-green leaves boldly adorned with dramatic, criss-crossing, silver veins combined with bright red petioles where the leaflets join. The clumps sport outfacing white flowers in spring which age to pink and then near red. A cross between H. lividus and H. niger from the UK's Harveys Garden Plants. Easier to grow than either of its parents. This hybrid group can be planted in more sun than typical hellebores. Deer resistant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Garden Origin

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeLate Winter - Early Spring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green Variegated - Cream/White Silver 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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