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Heuchera ‘Purple Petticoats’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

Dark purple frilly foliage, the texture of petticoats, adorns this tough beauty. Placed first for winter foliage at one of the top horticultural shows during one of Holland's toughest winters.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 28″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June

SKU: HEUPURPET Categories: ,
Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Purple
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It has dark purple spring leaves, ruffled foliage, and a large, vigorous habit.
Landscape Value Mass planting, accent, groundcover.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 28"
Soil (Garden) Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
Special Uses Award Winners, Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Comments 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. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit winner in 2001.
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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