‘Bronze Wave’, bred from the native Heuchera villosa , is, like its parent, renowned for its vigor and resistance to heat and humidity. Its llustrous, large, coppery purple leaves hold their color throughout the growing season and beyond. Three-foot-tall wands of tiny, bell-shaped, pinkish white blooms appear in late summer. -Chris Kelley, Regional Picks: Midwest, Fine Gardening issue #120
Noteworthy CharacteristicsLarge, dark leaves from 6-8 inches across. A cultivar of a U.S. native.
CarePlant in full sun to part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil.
PropagationDivide plants in autumn.
ProblemsGenerally trouble-free, but watch for foliar nematodes, powdery mildew, rust, and leaf spots.
- Genus : Heuchera
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Uses : Containers, Foliage
- Characteristics : Deer Resistant, North American Native, Showy Foliage
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Bloom Time : Late Summer, Summer
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Type : North American Natives, Perennials
- Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : White