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Heuchera 'Venus'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Venus
Additional cultivar information: (Planet series)
Hybridized by Wijnhout; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive lawgal On Apr 6, 2010, lawgal from Pikesville, MD wrote:

Planted it in my garden in LATE fall 2009 and even after one of the worst winters ever here in Maryland (3 blizzards in a row) it survived just fine. Very pretty heuchera.

Neutral Gabrielle On Jul 12, 2008, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Blooms in June in my garden; insignificant flowes.


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

Washington, Illinois
Pikesville, Maryland
Chester, Massachusetts
Dracut, Massachusetts
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Missoula, Montana
Carson City, Nevada
Haviland, Ohio
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Clarksville, Tennessee

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