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Heuchera ‘Electra’

Shocking, blood-red veins electrify the golden leaves of this startling Heuchera. The red venation stays while the leaf changes from shades of yellow in spring, to chartreuse in summer and fall, and tan in the winter. Short, dense cones of white flowers. This vigorous, clumping H. villosa hybrid delivers what 'Tiramisu' promised.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 14″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Shade
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Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
species hybid
Plant Series
Plant Type
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP21856
EU Grant # EU29064
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 14" / 12"
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Most Active Growing Season
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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 Tiramisu, it has much more vigor. It holds red vein color summer through winter. It has attractive short white flowers.
Landscape Value Container, edging, mass planting, mixed beds.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Showy year round.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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