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Heuchera ‘Berry Marmalade’

Large landscape grape-purple-black Heuchera with very thick leathery leaves . A very rapid grower. 'Berry Marmalade' is a large and bold plant with ruffled, deep purple-black leaves and a silvery veil. Extra thick leaves stand up to intense heat and cold. Very shy to bloom means no cleaning for several years usually. A very bold plant, very quick growing, filling a container fast!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 28″ / 18″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July

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Common Name

Alum root

Family

Saxifragaceae

Genus

Plant Series

Plant Type

US Patent #

PP23285

EU Grant #

EU37275

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

12" / 28" / 18"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

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Flowering Season

Flower Color

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Soil

Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best

Exposure

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Nutritional Needs

100 – 150 ppm

Dormancy

Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over Winter

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings

Water (Garden)

Average, better too dry than too wet when established

How Different?

It has a rapid growth rate, is very shy flowering, and has near perfect winter foliage. It has an excellent large landscape habit. Holds its color and shape welll in summer.

Landscape Value

Mixed borders, mass planting plantings and large containers.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

Very rapid growing, makes a gallon container fast. Take 2 to 3 years to flower, so no mess. Excellent winter foliage. A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials – Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014.

Grower Notes

Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.


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