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Heuchera ‘Plum Pudding’

Thriving in the heat and humidity of the South, this industry staple is still one of our finest “plums.” Tight, compact habit with “beyond burgundy” shiny spring foliage make this an excellent companion planting for a wide array of colors.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 16″ / 26″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June

Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
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EU Grant # EU3330
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Dormancy Winter
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How Different? Tight habit and shiny plum purple foliage in spring.
Landscape Value Mass, accent, contrast.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 16" / 26"
Soil (Garden) Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
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Comments Gold metal winner VKC Nieuw, Belgium in 1996 A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials - Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014. Lift the plant and replant in late summer or early autumn every few years with the crown just above the Soil (Garden) to remove the leggy look. Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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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