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Coral Bells, Alumroot, Coralbells, Alum Root 'Creme Brulee'

Heuchera

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Creme Brulee
Additional cultivar information:(Dolce series; aka Dolce Creme Brulee)
Hybridized by Heims
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Variegated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Bronze-Green

Orange

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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San Francisco, California

Susanville, California

Des Plaines, Illinois

Ewing, Kentucky

Flemingsburg, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

Dracut, Massachusetts

Plainwell, Michigan

Silver Lake, Minnesota

Marlton, New Jersey

Three Bridges, New Jersey

Himrod, New York

Raleigh, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Portland, Oregon

Indiana, Pennsylvania

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Fort Worth, Texas

Salt Lake City, Utah

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Linden, Virginia

Arlington, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Langley, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 1, 2008, tctq from Indiana, PA wrote:

My two Dolce Creme Brulee are in their fourth year, growing in PA zone 5. I planted them in a container (bought them in 3" pots) their first year, then transplanted them to a part of my border that gets about 5 hours of morning sun. They stay a relatively bright peachy tan all winter and are the showiest of my "warm shade" heucheras including Amber Waves and Peach Melba. The foliage is about 12" high. The cream-blush blossoms are thinly spaced on the stalk, but I treasure this heuchera for its foliage.

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