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Black Forest Cake Heuchera

Heuchera 'Black Forest Cake' PPAF

Pronunciation: HEW-ker-a
SKU #44830

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Description Deep purple, almost black foliage is topped with spikes of cherry-red flowers in late spring. Striking as an accent or massed in a woodland border or provides great color contrast in mixed containers. An exciting addition to the garden, no matter how you slice it. Herbaceous perennial.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Foliage reaches 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide; flowers to 12 in. tall.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Black
Companion Plants Brunnera (Brunnera), Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa), Hosta (Hosta), Spikenard (Aralia)
Care Provide enriched, well-drained soil; take care not to bury crown when planting. Prefers part shade in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Avoid excess winter moisture. Feed throughout growing season. Remove old, faded foliage in early spring.

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