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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

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Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
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US Patent # PP20364
EU Grant # EU26593
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Dormancy Winter
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How Different? 'Southern Comfort' has the biggest leaves of all the amber foliage Heuchera. Award winner.
Landscape Value Mass planting, accent, mixed beds.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 24" / 22"
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 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.
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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