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Heuchera 'Electra'

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Emerges in spring with bright yellow leaves with red veins!
Differences between Starter TC and Advanced Starter plants
Heuchera 'Electra'

Heuchera 'Electra' (Starter TC)

$9.95
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Emerges electric yellow with bright red veins in the spring. Turns chartreuse with softer red veins later in the season. Similar to Heuchera 'Electric Lime', but with finer leaves and more compact mature plant size. Heuchera villosa (native to the southeastern U.S.) is in its parentage for greater heat and humidity tolerance and a rapid growth rate. NOTE: be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.

CHARACTERISTICS:

Height: 8 inches
Spread: 14 inches
Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Light: Part Sun to Part Shade
Watering: Dry to Average
Bloom Period: Late Spring - Midsummer
Attracts Butterflies?: Yes
Animal Resistance: Deer
Soil Needs: Average, Fertile

Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2011
Growing Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Leaf Color Green, Red, Yellow
Leaf Veil No
Flower Color White
Plant Height 8"
Plant Width 14"
Plant Size Small
Leaf Size No
Leaf Form/Shape Lobed, Rounded
Leaf Texture No
Vein Color Red
Bloom Month(s) August
Growth Rate Fast
Habit Mound
Color Description Yellow-chartreuse with red veins that remain
Seasonal Color Change Yellow > Brown-Red
Floral Height 12"
Additional Attributes Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Winter color
Heat & Humidity Tolerant Yes
Drought Tolerant No
Landscape Value Border, Container, Mass
Light Requirements Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Soil Requirements Organic, Moderately well drained
Water Better too dry than too wet
pH 5.8-6.2, Mildly Acidic
Comments Red veins remain through growing season.
Heuchera - Common Name Alum Root
Hybridizer Name No
Family Saxifragaceae
Species Lineage americana, micrantha, villosa
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