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Heuchera 'Blackberry Jam' ('Blackberry Jam' heuchera)

Heuchera 'Blackberry Jam' Photo/Illustration: Steve Aitken


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name:Heuchera 'Blackberry Jam' HEW-ker-ah Common Name: 'Blackberry Jam' heuchera Synonyms: Heuchera Dolce® Blackcurrant, Heuchera 'PWHeu0109' Genus: Heuchera
This heuchera, sold as Dolce® Blackcurrant in the U.S., has purple and silver leaves veined with black and grows up to 16 inches tall and 20 inches wide. While it flowers in early summer, it is grown primarily for its dramatic foliage and performs well in both garden beds and containers.
Care:

Provide full sun to part shade and moist, but well-drained soil. Needs consistent moisture if in full sun.


Propagation:

 Divide clumps in spring.


Problems:

 Occasional powdery mildew or leaf spots may occur.


Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun Only;Full Sun to Part Shade;Part Shade Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Characteristics Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Summer; Summer
Foliage Color Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Color, Shade, Foliage, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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