Black Forest Cake Heuchera
Heuchera 'Black Forest Cake' PPAF
|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.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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