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Chocolate Ruffles - Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles Plant

Chocolate Ruffles Heuchera

Notable traits of the Chocolate Ruffles Plant: Heuchera (Chocolate Ruffles)
Latin Name: Chocolate Ruffles
Common Name: Chocolate Ruffles
Description: Solid deep maroonchocolate leaves with heavily ruffled edges curl to reveal the royal purple undersides of this selection To compliment the compact mound of foliage strong purple spikes about 30 inches tall carry an abundance of small purplish flowers that are great for fresh cut bouquetsFabulous compact habit looks great in containers or as edgingEasy to grow average soil Heucheras will perform best in organically rich humus medium wet welldrained soil with a neutral pH Performs well in full sun in the north but prefers some afternoon shade in the south If grown in full sun consistent moisture is particularly important They grow most vigorously and have the strongest colors when grown in partial shade preferably afternoon shade They can also be grown in full shade but their growth rate will be very slowCoral bells are easy to grow and blend easily with most other perennials in the landscape Because of their low mounding habit they are often used as edging along paths or in containers Remove stems of faded flowers to encourage additional bloom Foliage is essentially evergreen in warm winter climates but the amount of retained foliage color in cold winter climates depends upon the temperatures In cold winter climates winter mulch applied after the ground freezes will help prevent root heaving Clumps may be divided in the spring every 3 to 4 years Attributes Border plants Container Cut flower or foliage Edging Mass planting Salt Tolerant Specimen or focal point plant Deer resistant Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Light Needs: Full sun to full shade depending on zone
Zone: 3 - 8
Notes: Plants reach 10 inches tall and 17 inches wide
Nectar: No
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