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Black Forest Cake Heuchera

Heuchera 'Black Forest Cake' PPAF

SKU
44830
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationHEW-ker-a
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide; flowers to 12 in. tall.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBlack
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBrunnera (Brunnera), Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa), Hosta (Hosta), Spikenard (Aralia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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