|Common Name||Alum root|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||EU3330|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 16" / 26"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Red|
|Soil (Garden)||Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Low Water Usage, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|How Different?||Tight habit and shiny plum purple foliage in spring.|
|Landscape Value||Mass, accent, contrast.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|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.|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
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.
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