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Heuchera 'Starry Night'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Starry Night
Additional cultivar information:(PP16076)
Hybridized by Egger
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Rose/Mauve

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Burgundy

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:

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

Regional

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

Melvindale, Michigan

Silver Lake, Minnesota

Belfield, North Dakota

Wilsonville, Oregon

Lexington, Virginia

Linden, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 16, 2006, hemlady from Melvindale, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

I acquired Starry Night last fall and it did well through our winter. It does very well in full sun for me and has nice erect flower scapes with creamy white flowers. It's A+++ in my opinion.

Positive

On Mar 14, 2006, mickgene from Linden, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Has shown excellent winter hardiness, looking as good in early March as it did last fall, whereas all my other heucherae show definite signs of having gone through winter.