Heucherella 'Gold Zebra'Heucherella 'Gold Zebra'

Heucherella ‘Gold Zebra’

A star performer in Oklahoma’s hottest summer ever. ‘Gold Zebra’ is a plant with a twist. Bright yellow, feathery leaves are boldly marked with dark-red. A standout in containers or “Front and Center” of the border. Nice bronzing with frost.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 15″ / 18″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July

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Common Name

Foamy bells






Plant Type



US Patent #


EU Grant #

EU32405 ('Golden Zebra')

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

8" / 15" / 18"

Finish Time

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Growth Rate

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Prefers well-drained, humus rich soils.


5.5 – 6.5



Special Uses


Nutritional Needs

100 – 150 ppm


Dormant in winter.

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Average. They like more moisture than the Heuchera.

How Different?

It has an extremely cut leaf that is very well-marked. Compared to 'Alabama Sunset' it has a denser, mounding habit and has smaller leaves that are more cut and marked.

Landscape Value

Container, contrast, edging in shade or woodland garden, mass planting, mixed planting or under shrubs.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks


Small white flowers. Did great in Oklahoma 2011 after a really hot summer. Dallas Arboretum reports that it grows great there. Plant Delights Nursery in N. Carolina reports that it grows superbly there. HGTV sells as Golden Sizzle™.

Grower Notes

Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.

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