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Heuchera ‘Amber Waves’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

Every revolution starts with a single player, and 'Amber Waves' was the first, warm amber Heuchera in the marketplace. Wonderfully ruffled leaves are brightest in spring. Its compact habit makes it a natural for the front of the border or in the rock garden. A perfect neutral tone to combine with any color!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 17″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June

SKU: HEUAMBWAV Categories: ,
Common Name Coral bells
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # EU11455
Bloom Time May, June
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Brown, Orange, Pink, Red
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It has amber-gold spring foliage to tawny-khaki summer shades, ruffled leaf edges, and a compact habit.
Landscape Value Blender, contrast, mixed containers.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 17" / 14"
Soil (Garden) Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
Special Uses Award Winners, Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Comments Four Oaks Best New Plant Award in 2001. Overwintered well in Poland. Plants are more compact with more vivid color in morning sun. If it starts looking bleached, give it less afternoon light. Lift and replant every two years in late summer/ autumn with crown just above Soil (Garden). This plant was the winner of the several best new plant awards in England.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.6 – .09
pH 5.5 – 6.5
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Neutral
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