General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant can be highly toxic if ingested and can cause eye and skin irritation
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Cold stratification may not be necessary but is usually recommended
Other info: Hellebore seed may take 6-18 months (or more) to germinate
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Trade name information:
Series: Winter Jewels™
Trade Name: Berry Swirl
Cultivar name: 'Berry Swirl'
Common names
  • Hellebore

  • Posted by springcolor (Washington State - Zone 7a) on Feb 1, 2015 6:11 PM concerning plant:
    When you look at the pictures in the database, you will notice a variation of color in the pictures. Berry Swirl is a seed-grown hybrid, and cultivators choose a range of seedlings that are categorized as Berry Swirl.
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