Heuchera 'Purple Petticoats'Heuchera 'Purple Petticoats'

Heuchera ‘Purple Petticoats’


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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
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 28"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Purple
Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Award Winners, 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 has dark purple spring leaves, ruffled foliage, and a large, vigorous habit.
Landscape Value Mass planting, accent, groundcover.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Lift the plant and replant in late summer or early autumn every few years with the crown just above the soil to remove the leggy look. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit winner in 2001.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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