|US Patent #||PP16835|
|EU Grant #||EU20613|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Foliage Color||Green, Lime, Red, Yellow|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It forms a smaller mound of color with leaves that are less cut than 'Alabama Sunset'. When comparing 'Sunspot' & 'Stoplight', 'Sunspot' has much better flowers and 'Stoplight' has much better foliage.|
|Landscape Value||Mass planting, contrast, accent or container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||6" / 14" / 16"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers well-drained, humus rich soils.|
|Water (Garden)||Average. They like more moisture than the Heuchera.|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Winter Color|
|Comments||Summer foliage changes to straw-yellow or green-yellow. Do not bury crowns. Won Four Oaks Best New Plant Award in 2006|
Large, red centered, yellow spring leaves change to lime green with red centers in the summer warm months. Combines with red flowering annuals and perennials for multi-seasonal interest. Creates a focal point anywhere it is planted. Airy white flowers are produced in spring.
|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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