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Heuchera 'Southern Comfort'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Southern Comfort
Additional cultivar information: (PP20364)
Hybridized by Egger; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 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
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

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)

Patent Information:

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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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive snowgarden On Jul 22, 2011, snowgarden from Leavenworth, WA wrote:

This is a great plant. I have one - you only need one - and it's a feature all on its own, with large leaves and a robust habit. Mine is 3 years old and shrugs off long winters (as in 4+ months of snow) and less-than-perfect drainage. Looks great paired with warm pinks.


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

Atlanta, Georgia
Cordele, Georgia
Hailey, Idaho
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Hebron, Kentucky
Plainwell, Michigan
Westbury, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Charlottesville, Virginia
Bremerton, Washington
Kalama, Washington
Leavenworth, Washington

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