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A Pretty Spring Border Idea with Corsican Hellebore and Siberian Bugloss

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Winter Borders, Spring Borders


Get your winter landscape to burst into vivid life! Remember to plant a few Hellebores. Prized for their abundant winter or early spring blooms and attractive foliage, Hellebores (Helleborus) are invaluable additions to the shade garden and provide gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter. Ranked by some as amongst the top 10 high-performance perennials, these harbingers of spring are tough, cold-hardy, deer or rabbit resistant and easy to grow perennials.

Featured in this garden is award-winning Helleborus argutifolius (Corsican Hellebore), an evergreen perennial with large open clusters of bowl-shaped, nodding, pale green to creamy-white flowers. Showy and long-lasting, it looks terrific when combined with the airy blue blossoms of Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian Bugloss).

A low maintenance and deer resistant plant combination to bring cheerful color to your spring garden. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 – 8
Heat Zones 6 – 7
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Winter
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Ground Covers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 – 8
Heat Zones 6 – 7
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Winter
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Ground Covers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Brunnera - Siberian Bugloss Great Plant Combination Ideas with Helleborus - Hellebores


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