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Heuchera 'Harvest Lemon Chiffon'
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Plant Type: Hostas

Graceful, wide, arching sprays of airy flowers in early summer above mounds of neat evergreen foliage. Makes an outstanding cut flower. Sturdy yellow to chartreuse leaves.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Heucheras are easy perennials to grow and fit nicely in the front of any border, rock garden, or container. 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 slow. Some varieties can withstand full sun in northern climates if they have consistent moisture, but their colors tend to fade with the intensity of the sun. The soil should be amended with organic matter prior to planting. It should also have good drainage and a neutral pH. Heucheras are evergreen in areas with mild winters. If properly sited out of the way of winter winds and with reliable snow cover, gardeners in northern regions may also find their Heucheras acting as evergreens. If the plant looks tattered by early spring, shear off any damaged leaves to make room for the vibrant new foliage which will fill in quickly. Heucheras can be grown under Black Walnut trees because they are resistant to the toxin Juglone which the trees emit from their roots. Heucheras are also salt tolerant. They are useful in the north along pathways which are salted in winter or for people gardening in coastal regions.


Flower Color

Foliage Color

Chartreuse

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

12-16 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

1-4

Soil Moisture

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Cut flowers, Container, Border

Bloom Time

Spring/Summer/Autumn

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full Shade, Part Shade, Full Sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests

Winter interest/Colorful evergreen foliage