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Heuchera villosa Blackberry Ice

Dolce® Series

Coral Bell, Alum Root

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: HBLIC

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Prominent dark veins highlight iridescent plum-purple foliage with wine purple undersides. An icy pewter overlay frosts the mature foliage. As foliage transforms, green tones intermix with purples for a stunning tapestry effect. Slender scapes don creamy white flowers. From the Dolce® Series meaning sweet and we agree!

Heuchera Blackberry Ice forms a full rounded habit of stunning foliage – a must-have! Coral Bells offer a dazzling array of foliage color, texture and shapes. Vigorous and bearing many dainty flowers, these varieties make excellent border plants with their neat clumps of evergreen foliage.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (24" in flower)
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Full Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: #26,788
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • OK in Containers
  • Shade Tolerant

Heuchera General Information

Heuchera make excellent border plants with their nearly evergreen foliage in neat clumps. Dainty flowers are held aloft on airy stems May through July. These versatile perennials can be used in a shady courtyard pot or as a groundcover under deciduous trees. Prefers average to moist soil conditions.

Heuchera Plant Care

Benefits from deadheading. Watch for frost heaving - mulch can help. In cold climates, winter mulch applied after the ground freezes will help prevent root heaving. It keeps the mature crown in contact with the soil and keeps the soil moist in the summer as well. Must have good drainage over the winter, though, so don't over-do the overwintering mulching. Shear off any damaged leaves in early spring to make room for new foliage. Can be divided every 3 years in spring.