|Common Name||Alum root|
|US Patent #||PP26162|
|EU Grant #||EU39498|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 15" / 21"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Black, Purple, Red|
|Soil||Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Low Water Usage, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|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|
|Comments||Good survival at USDA zone 5 Colorado State Trials after winters 2016, 2017.|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
Heuchera ‘Black Taffeta’
Silky, black foliage chicly ruffled as if it were launched from a Parisian fashion house! Large, glossy leaves in perfect proportion to the plant. Great vigor and reliability are TERRA NOVA® trademark in the world of Heuchera. You've got to see this one in person to fully appreciate its charm and elegance.
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