Palace Purple Heuchera
Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||HEW-ker-a mi-KRAN-tha|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide; blooms reach 24 in. tall.|
|Design Ideas||An 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.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9