Stay Connected with Fine Gardening
OR Browse All Plants
Be the first to rate this plant
Click on a thumbnail to see a full sized image
Hellebores begin blooming in mid-winter in a range of colors, adding much needed color very early in the season. They bloom when the temperature is below freezing, even amidst the snow. Protect from cold winter winds, especially when not insulated by snow, to avoid damaged foliage. Avoid ingestion of all plant parts and contact with the sap.
This purple to almost black heuchera adds drama to the shade. The plant grows to 16 inches tall and wide with coralcolored blooms in spring. Grow it in garden beds or containers.
This heuchera has dusky purple leaves with charcoal veins, overlaid with silver between the veins. The plant grows up to 16 inches tall and wide. Pale pink flowers appear in spring. Great in garden beds and in container plantings.
From late fall through winter, the leathery leaves of hellebores stay glossy, cheery, and green. Hybrids of H. orientalis and other species have a clump-forming habit and leathery leaves. They begin blooming in February or March in a range of shades, adding much needed color very early in the season. The blooms last for a very long time, especially if the weather stays cool. Hellebores are tolerant of summer heat and humidity. -Marty Hair, Regional Picks: Upper Midwest, Fine Gardening issue# 127
This heuchera has burgundy leaves splashed with silver and grows up to 16 inches tall and 18 inches wide. Pink flowers emerge in spring and rise to 26 inches tall. This plant performs well in both garden beds and in containers, where it makes a wonderful filler plant.
Forget the wallflower varieties - these 10 stars take center stage
by John O'Brien Nurserymen
Colorful Selections For Shade
With these striking plants, you'll never need to settle for a sea of green again
by Gene E. Bush
How to Grow Trilliums
Plant the best species for your region in fall for a spectacular display in spring
by Gene E. Bush
10 Plants for Year-round Containers
These survivors can stay in pots for years, lending consistency to your designs
by Muffin Evander
Hostas with a Golden Touch
Illuminate your garden with these radiant plants
by Van Wade
Design Ideas, Vol. 2All the best articles on shade gardening. Discover the perfect plants, flowers, shrubs, and strategies to create beautiful gardens in some of the most surprising places.More Info
Great Plants, Vol.2Learn how to choose and use the best plant varieties for your gardenMore Info
Great Gardens, Vol. 2An insider's look at America's most beautiful gardensMore Info
FineGardening.com and VegetableGardener.com are part ofthe Taunton Home and Garden Network
Taunton Home |
Books & Videos |
Contact Us |
Product recall information
Copyright Notice |
Taunton Guarantee |
User Agreement |
About Us |
Work for Us |
Contact Us |
Press Room | Customer Service
| Subscriber Alert
© 2014 The Taunton Press, Inc., Part of Taunton’s Women’s Network. All rights reserved.