Heuchera Stainless Steel

Coral Bell, Alum Root

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: HESL

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Dazzling color contrast! Luminous foliage emerges in glistening silver. Light purple veining and eggplant purple undersides. Foliage matures to pale seafoam green with a subtle purple patina. Pink buds open to reveal showy white flowers in May. Grow in part to full shade for best silver tones.

Very heat and humidity tolerate. Heuchera Stainless Steel is bred by Charles and Martha Oliver of The Primrose Path in Scottdale, PA.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-12"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: #23,349
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.