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Heuchera ‘Plum Pudding’

Thriving in the heat and humidity of the South, this industry staple is still one of our finest “plums.” Tight, compact habit with “beyond burgundy” shiny spring foliage make this an excellent companion planting for a wide array of colors.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 16″ / 26″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June

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Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # --
EU Grant # EU3330
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Growth Habit
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 16" / 26"
Finish Time
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Most Active Growing Season
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Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
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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? Tight habit and shiny plum purple foliage in spring.
Landscape Value Mass, accent, contrast.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Gold metal winner VKC Nieuw, Belgium in 1996 A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials - Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014. Lift the plant and replant in late summer or early autumn every few years with the crown just above the soil to remove the leggy look. Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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