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Frosted Violet - Heuchera Frosted Violet Plant

Frosted Violet Heuchera

Notable traits of the Frosted Violet Plant: Heuchera (Frosted Violet)
Latin Name: Frosted Violet
Common Name: Frosted Violet
Description: A vigorous widely clumping heuchera with broad leaves This one seems to glow from a distance The new leaves are deep maroonpurple while the older ones are deep plum purple with darker veining The fine hairs which cover the leaves catch the light giving them a frosted appearance The plumcolored undersides exhibit the same characteristic These colors intensify with the cool fall weather Thirty 30 inch flower scapes lined with dainty flowers that look like pink seed pearlsEasy 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: Sun to full shade depending on zone
Zone: 4 - 8
Notes: H. 25cm x W.30cm
Nectar: No
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