Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Filtered sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Foliage forms a mound 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 in. wide. Flower stems reach 18 in. tall
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Dramatic Foliage Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Mid-spring to mid-summer
Botanical Pronunciation:HEW-ker-ELLA
Plant type:Perennial
Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Foliage forms a mound 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 in. wide. Flower stems reach 18 in. tall
Foliage color:Multicolored
Blooms:Mid-spring to mid-summer
Flower color:White
Flower attributesLong Bloom Season
Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design IdeasAn exceptional candidate for woodland gardens and understory plantings for unique foliage effects when little else is blooming. Ideal for space and light challenged sideyards. Perfect to fill out the partly shaded perennial border or mixed border. Scaled to small spaces common in courtyards and urban gardens where close inspection means every plant must count. Perfect for nestling into rock gardens and outcroppings. Ideal for punching up entries in ground or in pots.
Companion PlantsPlant with other solid colored woodland perennials such as Bleeding Heart, Hosta, Lenton Rose and Hydrangea so as not to distract from the multi-colored leaf. Other shade loving plants in purple, silver or green combine for a tranquil design.
Care Information
Amend the soil with orangic matter and fertilizer before planting. Water regularly and fertilize monthly with a general fertilizer throughout the warm season. Remove spent flowers or allow birds to feed on the seeds.Pruning time: early spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Filtered sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
History:
Heucherellas are the result of a rare inter-generic cross between Heuchera and Tiarella. 'Heart of Darkness' was bred by Charles Oliver at The Primrose Path in Pennsylvania. Oliver's work with lesser known eastern American native Heucheras earned him the Marce LePinied Award for new plant introductions from the North American Rock Garden Society in 1998.