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Heuchera ‘Chocolate Ruffles’

Heavily ruffled leaves of rich chocolate on top and deep burgundy on the bottom create a warm contrast of color. Thousands of small purplish flowers on strong purple spikes continue the show. One of our first and finest, and still in amazing demand, this heat/humidity tolerant Heuchera thrives in gardens across the country and has become a landscaper's staple.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 30″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July

Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
species hybrid
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Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # --
EU Grant # EU3954
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 30"
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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? It has large ruffled leaves of chocolate brown with burgundy undersides. It forms a large landscape size plant.
Landscape Value Good landscape plant, mass plantings, beds, or borders.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Winner of the highest gold medal as "Best NEW Perennial Introduction" at Plantarium in Holland '95. Gold and silver medal winner at VKC Nieuw, Belgium.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting. Plants are more compact, with more vivid color, in full sun.
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