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Heuchera 'Purple Petticoats'

Heucheras can give you the best of both worlds:

  • Attractive to hummingbirds, yet
  • Not palatable to deer.
  • Can be grown in bright shade, but also
  • Will tolerate full sun (except for the yellow and chartreuse ones).
  • Like evenly moist, well drained soil, but
  • Are fairly drought tolerant once established.

Heuchera 'Stoplight'Semi-evergreen in a very wide range of colors – green, burgundy, black, purple, sliver, orange, chartreuse, yellow; some veined, some mottled, some the wildest mix of colors; many change colors with the seasons – and textures – flat, ruffled, or frilly.

Heuchera 'Amethyst Mist'Numerous, small bell-shaped blooms on 18-36” scapes. Some varieties have “insignificant” green or ivory blooms; others come in a range of colors from white, to pink, to red. All are attractive to hummers and make excellent cut flowers.

Heuchera 'Caramel'Bloom Period:
Late spring into the summer.

Plant Height:
12” tall with 18-36” bloom scapes.

Plant 24” apart.

Native to:
The United States.

Variety Spotlight #4, 3/7/2008 © Hilltop Farm

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