Helleborus WINTER JEWELS™ 'Amethyst Gem'Helleborus WINTER JEWELS™ 'Amethyst Gem'

Helleborus WINTER JEWELS™ ‘Amethyst Gem’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Another addition to the O'Byrne jewel box of Hellebores; now world renown for their exquisite breeding, 'Amethyst Gem' has exciting amethyst-rose double flowers, lasting many weeks in the winter and early spring. Amethyst flowers margined in opal are amazing.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): March, April, May

Common Name Double Hellebore
Family Ranunculaceae
species x hybridus
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 14"
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Soil (Garden) Needs good drainage in fertile, humus rich soil.
pH 6-7
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Keep evenly moist
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? This is a wonderful strain with rose red double flowers.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, cottage garden, understory.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 10 weeks
Grower Notes For spring blooming plants, transplant the summer before. Helleborus grow best (greenhouse production) when day temperatures are 50-65° F and night temperatures are 45-55° F. Spring/Summer growing: 50% shade in the northern states, 70% shade for southern states is beneficial.