Heucherella, Foamy Bells
X Heucherella 'Solar Eclipse'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Heucherella (hew-ker-REL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Solar Eclipse
Additional cultivar information:(PP23647)
Hybridized by Pavlich/Egger
Registered or introduced: 2011

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Burgundy

Veined

Good Fall Color

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Annapolis, Maryland

Canby, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 10, 2012, esteve59 from Annapolis, MD wrote:

One of the best heucherella's. Super tough,just went through several days of temps over 100% and they took it well.
One started to droop a bit but I watered it and it recovered fine.
I have had several varieties of heucherella's that once they start drooping they won't recover.
Love it.