|US Patent #||PP22427|
|EU Grant #||EU32435|
|Bloom Time||June, July|
|Foliage Color||Brown, Green, Lime, Red|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||'Solar Power' has deep red splatter markings on its gold leaves. Takes full sun without burning.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, borders or containers.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 20" / 16"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers well-drained, humus rich Soil (Garden)s.|
|Water (Garden)||Average. They like more moisture than the Heuchera.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Winter Color|
|Comments||A finalist for the Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year award in 2011. Received the highest rating in the 2011 trials at the McCrory Gardens in South Dakota. One of Allan Armitage's Favorites from 2014.|
Heucherella ‘Solar Power’
The lobed yellow gold to lime green leaves are splattered with deep red. It forms a large mound of color in part shade or shade. This Heucherella takes higher light levels than any yellow Heuchera or Heucherella we've seen. It did fine in 90-100° F temps in full sun in our black ground cloth covered trial beds! When grown in full shade it stays lime green with splatters of deep red.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderatley between waterings.|
|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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