Heuchera 'Midnight Bayou'Heuchera 'Midnight Bayou'

Heuchera ‘Midnight Bayou’


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Large maple-like leaves of purple with black veins and light pink-flowers. The leaf color changes with the season from red purple to silvered purple. The H. villosa heritage adds to the appeal of this bayou-beauty.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 21″ / 28″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June

SKU: HEUMIDBAY Categories: ,
Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP21858
EU Grant # EU32313 ('Bayou')
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 11" / 21" / 28"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Pink
Leaf Color Black, Purple, Red
Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
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 is a large leaf purple type with a summer veil. Compared to 'Amethyst Mist', it holds its purple through the summer. Compared to 'Frosted Violet' it has larger leaves that are more purple and are veiled and does well in sun or shade.
Landscape Value Mass planting, mixed beds, early spring bright purples, mixed container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Likes hot summers, humidity.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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