Heuchera ‘Black Taffeta’

Silky, black foliage chicly ruffled as if it was launched from a Parisian fashion house! Large, glossy leaves in perfect proportion to the plant. Great vigor and reliability are a TERRA NOVA® trademark in the world of Heuchera. You've got to see this one in person to fully appreciate its charm and elegance.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 15″ / 21″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June

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Common Name

Alum root




Plant Type

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Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

12" / 15" / 21"

Finish Time

Bloom Time


Growth Rate

Most Active Growing Season

Flower Color

Leaf Color

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Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best



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Nutritional Needs

100 – 150 ppm


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?

Compared to 'Chocolate Ruffles', it has larger, darker, shinier leaves. Compared to 'Midnight Ruffles' it is glossier, with a browner tone in the winter.

Landscape Value

Mixed beds, borders, edging, container.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Grower Notes

Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.

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