|Common Name||Alum root|
|Plant Series||Heuchera FRONT & CENTER™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP21880|
|EU Grant #||EU29053|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Red|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||'Fire Chief' has a compact habit with red foliage and very free flowering stems of flowers that are a bicolor of dark pink and white.|
|Landscape Value||mass planting, mixed beds, container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 15" / 18"|
|Soil (Garden)||Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Comments||A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials - Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014. Will grow in full sun in the Pacific Northwest, but seems to be happier in part shade. Good container plant.|
Heuchera ‘Fire Chief’
Mid-sized leaves of glowing wine red make a gorgeous medium size mound. These are topped with bi-colored pink and white flowers on dark red stems. Foliage turns a little browner in the winter, but otherwise holds its wine red color. Blooms continuously spring, summer, and fall like H. 'Paris'. You'll need to call the Fire Chief when you see this one!
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderatley between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|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||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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