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Heuchera ‘Stormy Seas’


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.

The magnificently ruffled, somewhat glossy leaves are maroon-purple when young, aging to bronze-green with bright purple undersides. Cream colored flowers appear on 3 foot tall, dark purple scapes from late spring to early summer. 'Stormy Seas' has a fantastic compact habit and displays extreme vigor. It is considered to be one of the best landscape Heuchera by its breeder, TERRA NOVA® Nurseries.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 36″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
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SKU: HEUSTOSEA Categories: ,
Common Name Alum Root
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
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Flower Color White, Yellow
Foliage Color Purple, Red, Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Big, vigorous plants, very tolerant of different conditions, long lived.
Landscape Value Contrast, accent, mass, borders, mixed beds, container.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 36" / 36"
Soil (Garden) Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
Special Uses Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Comments Very vigorous grower, will finish in larger size pots quite rapidly. Lift and replant in late summer every few years, with the crown just above the Soil (Garden). 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
Heuchera 'Stormy Seas' - Product Profile
Heuchera 'Stormy Seas' - Growing Recipe

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