Heuchera GRAB BAG Description
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Save 33% with money-saving heuchera grab bag. It's easy to color your garden with terrific new coral bells at a great deal!
What you'll get: 6 assorted hand selected plants (Growers Choice) heuchera. Grown in our Jumbo 1 qt containers and all labeled by variety.
One of the best money saving values we offer!. You'll get a wonderful assortment of our best coral bells all expertly grown in our jumbo size 1 qt pots at a fraction of the cost if you were to buy them separately. Gardening has never been more affordable!
Heucheras or coral bells are an easy to grow groundcover providing lasting color in your perennial garden. Our newer cultivars are stronger growing, more pest & disease resistant and much more adaptable than ever! They come in a myriad of unique foliage colors and the flowers are interesting too! A long time favorite for the no fuss garden. Fantastic in containers!
We take the hassle out of selecting which great ones to buy! We'll do it for you! The day we pull your order for shipping, we fresh select the best, and give you a great variety to boot! You always know what you get since every plant is properly labeled.
Heucheras are a low maintenance groundcover that thrives in moist, well-drained soil. They can take full sun in cool climates, part shade in warm ones. Stunning in combination planters or mixed beds. They average about 12-15" tall.
Other combination ideas include pairing with narrow leaf shade ornamental grasses, bold-leafed Hostas, or Hydrangeas.
Special features: Attracts butterflies, Color change, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Fall color, Foliage interest, Attracts hummingbirds, Multi-season interest
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Shade, Part shade
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- Height x width:
12-16" x 12-16"
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Accent, Border, Container gardening, Edging, Ground cover, Massing, Small spaces, Under planting, Woodland
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- Patent #:PPAF
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Soil: Coral bells like a neutral to slightly acid soil pH, somewhere between 6.0 and 7.0. Good drainage is a must, especially in shaded areas. They do well in soil where some organic matter has been added.
Light: As a general rule, heucheras do well in shade, but for the highly colored varieties, some morning sun will bring out more intense coloring. The color can wash out in full sun, and too much heat and light can cause the leaves to scorch.
Water: Average -- better too dry than too wet when established. Keep the soil evenly moist, but not consistently wet to prevent root rot. To reduce the risk of foliar disease, heuchera require watering during the early morning so any excess moisture can evaporate before evening. Drip irrigation effectively delivers moisture directly to the soil, further reducing the plant's vulnerability to disease.
Spacing: 1.5 ft
Fertilizing: Use good quality compost, or well aged livestock manure, or a combination of the two. Apply a few pounds for each plant, each year or two. On poor soils, top dress every year, or every other year on moderate quality soils. Spreading a 2-inch layer of mulch over the soil surrounding heuchera helps insulate the soil during winter, and improve moisture retention. About 3 inches of space between the plant's crown and the mulch allows air circulation, which prevents rotting and disease. Replenishing the mulch throughout the year ensures proper winter protection, and hinders the establishment of competitive weeds. Heuchera does not require fertilization during the fall or winter months.
Winterizing: Winter mulching will prevent the freezing and thawing that can heave plants roots.
Maintenance & pruning: Cut back the entire flower stalk after flowering to put the plants energy into growing more leaves. Divide coral bells every 3-5 years to keep them from dying out in the center.
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