Palace Purple Heuchera

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

SKU
4045
Great for edging and adding color and vivid contrast with green foliage plants. Brilliantly colored purple-red foliage creates a spectacular background for the sprays of tiny white flowers. Evergreen. Full to partial sun. Moderate growing mounds 18 in. tall and wide. Seed grown.
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Botanical PronunciationHEW-ker-a mi-KRAN-tha
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide; blooms reach 24 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasAn exquisite small perennial that should be grouped with others of similar stature and quality. Ideal in the front of rock gardens and perennial borders, where they will be fully appreciated. Since it blooms under some shade, it is a valuable transition plant linking shaded flowering shrubs with sun-loving ones. Take advantage of the bronze coloring by using as an edging plant or against variegated backgrounds.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureDramatic Foliage Color

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 extensive 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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