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Heucherella ‘Cracked Ice’

You don't have to watch your step around this icy beauty. In summer, blue and green tones are punctuated with dramatic veining. In early spring and fall the leaves get a charming silvery-pink overlay. A lovely complement to Heucherella 'Buttered Rum'. Healthy, vigorous, and easy to grow. The compact habit is a natural choice for containers and landscapes.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 7″ / 15″ / 10″
Exposure: Part Shade, 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 #

PP24690

EU Grant #

EU39478

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

Most Active Growing Season

Flowering Season

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Flower Color

Leaf Color

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Soil

Prefers well-drained, humus rich soils.

pH

5.5 – 6.5

Exposure

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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 'Kimono' it has a darker background, more silver and different cut edge. It is shorter and denser in habit. Compared to 'Gunsmoke', it has leaves that are more silver and more cut. The plant is smaller and more compact.

Landscape Value

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

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

Rated the "Best Heucherella – Shade" in the 2012 Ohio State Trials One of top performers at the Green Leaf Plants trials in Lancaster, Penn. 2013 Excellent ratings and survival at Colorado State Perennial Trials 2013.

Grower Notes

Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.

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