Heuchera 'Electric Lime'Heuchera 'Electric Lime'

Heuchera ‘Electric Lime’

This large mounding Heuchera has large lime green leaves that develop red veins in cool temperatures. It forms a large mound and has the bonus of attractive spikes of densely packed, white flowers. The strong H. villosa and H. americana parentage gives it heat and humidity tolerance.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 28″ / 16″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June

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Common Name

Alum root

Family

Saxifragaceae

Genus

Plant Type

US Patent #

PP21872

EU Grant #

EU32308 ('Electric')

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

12" / 28" / 16"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

Most Active Growing Season

Flowering Season

Flower Color

Leaf Color

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Soil

Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best

Exposure

Special Uses

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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 is most similar to 'Electra', but has a much larger leaf and plant size. It has red veins in cold temperatures only.

Landscape Value

Accent, container, shade mass planting, mixed beds, winter color.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

Summer-heat tolerant.

Grower Notes

Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.


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