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Heuchera ‘Midnight Ruffles’

Our RUFFLES™ series have H. villosa breeding which gives them a larger leaf and plant size, better heat and humidity tolerance, as well as good cold-tolerance. Vigorous is the word! 'Midnight Ruffles' has large, very ruffled, red brown to almost black leaves. The shiny foliage with its crisply ruffled leaves shows its purple backs, which are delightful to view. Great in full sun in Oregon.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 13″ / 25″ / 22″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June

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SKU: HEUMIDRUF Categories: ,
Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
species hybrid
Plant Series Heuchera RUFFLES™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP25605
EU Grant # EU39499
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 13" / 25" / 22"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Red
Leaf Color Black, Purple, Red
Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
How Different? Darker than 'Chocolate Ruffles' and with larger leaves and more H. villosa breeding with the H. micrantha. Compared to 'Black Taffeta', it has longer leaves with more of a purple tint, is less glossy, more lobed, and has smaller, less showy flowers.
Landscape Value Container accent, shade accent, mass planting, mixed beds.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Given 5/5 points in trials at Disneyworld in Florida warm season 2016. HGTV sells as HECK-OF-A-HEUCHERA™ Incrediblack™.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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