Heucherella 'Solar Eclipse'Heucherella 'Solar Eclipse'

Heucherella ‘Solar Eclipse’

Leaves of red brown bordered in lime green combined with such a beautiful habit and broadly scalloped leaf edges. We all said “wow” when we saw 'Solar Eclipse' for the first time. Forming a vigorous mound of dense crowns, 'Solar Eclipse' has it all! You”ll want to save the space.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 16″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May, June

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Common Name

Heucherella

Family

Saxifragaceae

Genus

Plant Type

US Patent #

PP23647

EU Grant #

EDV(EU32435)

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

10" / 16" / 16"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

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Flowering Season

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Leaf Color

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Soil

Prefers well-drained, humus rich soils

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Special Uses

Nutritional Needs

100 – 150 ppm

Dormancy

Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over Winter

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings

Water (Garden)

Average. They like more moisture than the Heuchera.

How Different?

No similar Heucherella. Compared to Heuchera 'Miracle', Heucherella 'Solar Eclipse' is extremely vigorous, with the dark red to red brown center lasting year round.

Landscape Value

Border, shade garden, mass planting, accent, mixed container.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

Looks like the best photo you ever saw of Heuchera 'Miracle', but with the color lasting year round on a vigorous plant! 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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