Heucherella 'Buttered Rum'Heucherella 'Buttered Rum'

Heucherella ‘Buttered Rum’

Caramel-dipped, deeply-cut maple leaves adorn this aptly named plant from spring to summer. In fall, the cool weather burnishes the leaves to a lovely rose red – a perfect complement to fall-planted containers. Grows into a medium sized mound that’s perfect in the landscape. Try it in a vertical planting with contrasting purpleleaved varieties of Heuchera. These won’t stay on the racks!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 7″ / 15″ / 10″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July

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Common Name

Heucherella

Family

Saxifragaceae

Genus

species

hybrid

Plant Type

Persistence

Evergreen

US Patent #

PP25040

EU Grant #

EU39500

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

7" / 15" / 10"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

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Leaf Color

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Soil

Prefers well-drained, humus rich soils.

pH

5.5 – 6.5

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Special Uses

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Nutritional Needs

100 – 150 ppm

Dormancy

Dormant in winter.

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Average. They like more moisture than the Heuchera.

How Different?

Compared to 'Sweet Tea' or 'Brass Lantern', it is more compact and low. It has glossy foliage that keeps good color all year round. Very clean look year round as rarely blooms and blooms are on short stems.

Landscape Value

Mass planting, accent, container, border or mixed beds.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

One of 6 top performers at the S. Mississippi State Trials in 2013. Good ratings and survival at Colorado State Perennial Trials 2013.

Grower Notes

Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.

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