Midnight Bayou Heuchera

Heuchera x 'Midnight Bayou' PP #21,858

SKU
05453
Great for edging and adding color and vivid contrast with green foliage plants. The brilliantly colored foliage creates spectacular background for the sprays of tiny white flowers. Well adapted to hot and humid Southern climates, with excellent resistance to powdery mildew. Evergreen in mild climates; an herbaceous perennial in colder regions.
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4 - 9

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Botanical PronunciationHEW-ker-a
Average Size at MaturityFoliage clumps 12 in. tall, 20 in. wide. Flower stems to 28 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasMaple-like leaves of purple with black veins provide an excellent foil for silver leaved and light pink-flowered plants. Leaf color changes with the season from red purple to silvered purple.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide enriched, well-drained soil; take care not to bury crown when planting. Sun tolerant in cool summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed regularly throughout growing season. Remove old, faded foliage in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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