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Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort’

With huge cinnamon-peach leaves and a lush habit, this plant makes a bold foliage statement like a Hosta (but evergreen). Creamy white flowers erupt in late summer. Foliage color changes from cinnamon peach to burnished copper to amber. Bred to do well in Southern humidity, the Midwest, the Northeast or in the Northwest.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 24″ / 22″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September

Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP20364
EU Grant # EU26593
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 24" / 22"
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Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
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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? 'Southern Comfort' has the biggest leaves of all the amber foliage Heuchera. Award winner.
Landscape Value Mass planting, accent, mixed beds.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks in spring
Comments Has been given the Dallas Arboretum Seal of Approval from their Perennials for Purgatory trials. A TOP PICK and a Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials - Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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