Helleborus Winter Jewel TM Series 'Jade Tiger' Hellebore

Hellebores are some of our most favourite perennials for shady areas and we use them wherever possible. Terra Nova Nurseries Inc. is offering, for the first time this year, a collection of very large, double flowered hellebores developed by Marietta O’Byrne (Northwest Garden Nursery). This stunning selection of plants is known as the Winter Jewel ™ Series and they are gorgeous! Our choice for this week’s Plant of the Week is ‘Jade Tiger’. (Photos courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries Inc.) Botanical Name: Helleborus Winter Jewel ™ Series ‘Jade Tiger’ Common Name: Double Hellebore ‘Jade Tiger’ Plant Type: Perennial Habit: Clumping Growth Rate: Moderate Size: 12” tall by 24” wide Soil Type: Best grown in well-drained, fertile, humus-rich soil. Exposure: Shade Foliage Colour: Dark Green Bloom Colour: Shades of light green with red-purple edges Bloom Time: January, February, March 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.