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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
9" / 15" / 18"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
5.5 – 6.5
100 – 150 ppm
Dormant in winter.
Dry moderately between waterings.
Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
'Fire Chief' has a compact habit with red foliage and very free flowering stems of flowers that are a bicolor of dark pink and white.
mass planting, mixed beds, container.
|Finish Time to 4"||
4 – 6 weeks
A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials – Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014. Will grow in full sun in the Pacific Northwest, but seems to be happier in part shade. Good container plant.
Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting. Cold not required for flowering. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.
Heuchera ‘Fire Chief’
Mid-sized leaves of glowing wine red make a gorgeous medium sized mound. These are topped with bicolored pink and white flowers on dark red stems. Foliage turns a little browner in the winter, but otherwise holds its wine red color. Blooms continuously spring, summer, and fall like H. 'Paris'. You'll need to call the Fire Chief when you see this one!
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