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PlantFiles: Heucherella, Foamy Bells
X Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Heucherella (hew-ker-REL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sweet Tea

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18-24 in. (45-60 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 Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Grown for foliage

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

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
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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4 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive chuey On Apr 28, 2014, chuey from San Antonio, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Heucherella 'sweet tea' and 'solar eclipse' are both doing very well in zone 8b (Central Texas) in 2 completely shaded front beds.

Neutral Gabrielle On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

PP #21296

Positive edder On Jan 15, 2011, edder from Deer Lodge, MT (Zone 4a) wrote:

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Positive gweigel On Nov 24, 2010, gweigel from Mechanicsburg, PA wrote:

'Sweet Tea' is a good name. The cinnamon-orange leaves are a beautiful color throughout the season. My plant took off really well in the first year despite 100-degree heat and several horrid dry spells. Foliage also looks really good after several frosts. Excellent plant. Flowers will be a bonus.

Positive PicketFenceIowa On Oct 4, 2010, PicketFenceIowa from Portsmouth, IA wrote:

Outstanding color , size and performance as it done very well for me this spring thru fall..Grew as a plug and was a vigorous grower with no real problems. If you want foliage color all season this plant will do fine. The foam flowers are very cute amongst the rust foliage.


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

Stamford, Connecticut
Watkinsville, Georgia
Hailey, Idaho
Washington, Illinois
Portsmouth, Iowa
Hazard, Kentucky
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Southold, New York
Fremont, Ohio
Haviland, Ohio
Olmsted Falls, Ohio
Enid, Oklahoma
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
College Station, Texas
Leesburg, Virginia

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