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.
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.
- Genus : Heuchera
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Uses : Containers, Foliage, Shade, Sun
- Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Showy Foliage
- Tolerance : Deer Tolerant
- Bloom Time : Early Spring, Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
- Flower Color : Red
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest, Summer Interest
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