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Helleborus x hybridus 'Metallic Blue Lady'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Helleborus (hel-eh-BORE-us) (Info)
Species: x hybridus (hy-BRID-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Metallic Blue Lady

Synonym:Helleborus orientalis

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

13 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Gabrielle On Apr 19, 2011, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

The tag on mine lists this as 'Blue Metallica Lady'.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Crescent City, California
Washington, Illinois
Calvert City, Kentucky
Russell, Kentucky
Denville, New Jersey
Cicero, New York
Croton On Hudson, New York
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Chimacum, Washington



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