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Heuchera 'Dolce Mocha Mint'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Dolce Mocha Mint
Additional cultivar information:(Dolce Series)
Hybridized by Dan Heims
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Silver/Gray

Blue-Green

Veined

Other details:

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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

Regional

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

Dracut, Massachusetts

Silver Lake, Minnesota

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Fort Valley, Virginia

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Lexington, Virginia

Linden, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 5, 2007, Joy from Kalama, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Dolce Mocha Mint has a very long bloom period in my garden. I didn't deadheaded it and it still sent out lots of flowers stalks over many months.

Positive

On Aug 27, 2006, Erynne from Orangeville, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

Thus far, I give this plant a positive rating. It has maintained it's colour and form the entire season without becoming raggedy as some heuchs do. Shortly after planting Mocha Mint, it sent up 5 panicles full of pink flowers. As soon as the flower panicles faded, I removed them and about a month later I had a whole new bunch of flowers again.
I really do believe that the Dolce series Heucheras are good performers in the garden

Mocha Mint is situated in a north-west position in my garden and receives dappled sunlight from about 5 o'clock onwards. My amended clay soil has a ph of 6.5.