|US Patent #||PP23647|
|EU Grant #||EDV(EU32435)|
|Bloom Time||April, May, June|
|Foliage Color||Brown, Green, Lime, Red|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||No similar Heucherella. Compared to 'Solar Power', it is much more stronged marked in the center, has a better crown and thicker leaves.|
|Landscape Value||Border, shade garden, mass planting, accent or mixed containers.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||10" / 16" / 16"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers well-drained, humus rich Soil (Garden)s.|
|Water (Garden)||Average. They like more moisture than the Heuchera.|
|Special Uses||Winter Color|
|Comments||Looks like the best photo you ever saw of Heuchera 'Miracle', but with the color lasting year round on a vigorous plant! Excellent ratings and survival at Colorado State Perennial Trials 2013.|
Heucherella ‘Solar Eclipse’
Leaves of red brown bordered in lime green combined with a beautiful habit and broadly scalloped leaf lobes. We all said “wow” when we saw 'Solar Eclipse' for the first time. Forming a vigorous mound of dense crowns, 'Solar Eclipse' has it all!
|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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