Heuchera ‘Black Taffeta’

Silky, black foliage chicly ruffled as if it were launched from a Parisian fashion house! Large, glossy leaves in perfect proportion to the plant. Great vigor and reliability are TERRA NOVA® trademark in the world of Heuchera. You've got to see this one in person to fully appreciate its charm and elegance.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 15″ / 21″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June

Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP26162
EU Grant # EU39498
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 15" / 21"
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Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
How Different? Compared to 'Chocolate Ruffles', it has larger, darker, shinier leaves. Compared to 'Midnight Ruffles' it is glossier, with a browner tone in the winter.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, borders, edging, container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Good survival at USDA zone 5 Colorado State Trials after winters 2016, 2017.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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