Heucherella Sweet Tea

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$13.95 ea. (3+ discount) $13.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Scalloped foliage in warm tea-colored tones of orange, apricot and a blush of rose glow with highlights of gold. A darker patterned veining, like cinnamon stars, embellish the deeply cut foliage. In late spring, sprays of white flowers on slender stems sweeten this ‘tea’.

Heucherella Sweet Tea with its H. villosa breeding gives it a big bold habit. Leaves will darken with rich tones in summer then lighten again in the fall. An instant classic for containers and borders. A cross of Heuchera and Tiarella. Forms an expanding mound flowering in late spring into summer with strong leaf colors and great flowers. Versatile!

Details

Item Code: HESW
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Medium 20" (27" in flower)
Spacing: Plant 28" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: #21,296
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Shade Tolerant

Heucherella General Information

Heucherella are an interesting cross of Heuchera and Tiarella. Forms an expanding mound flowering in late spring into early summer with strong leaf colors and great flowers. Versatile - excelling in the north, as well as the heat and humidity of the South. If grown in full sun, will need more moisture.

Heucherella Plant Care

Remove old stems of faded flowers for additional bloom and to tidy up so that the attractive foliage can be appreciated. Can be divided every 3-4 years in early spring. Remove and discard the old woody parts of the crown. In cold climates, winter mulch applied after the ground freezes will help prevent root heaving.