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Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Species: villosa (vil-OH-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Autumn Bride

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
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
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jeanherlihy On Apr 27, 2012, jeanherlihy from Brunswick, ME wrote:

Awesome plant~late, extremely LONG bloom~thrives here in southern coastal Maine. I usually prefer heucheras for their foliage, but this one has fantastic flowers.

Positive burkgrow On May 13, 2011, burkgrow from Lancaster, PA wrote:

I planted one about two years ago without knowing much about it and have been pleasantly surprised. Its big, 2ft high in full shade under a pine tree so give it some room. It stays nice all winter even after harsh weather without getting too ragged. The only thing that was a little disappointing is that my first one was a boring green but I just bought three more that are chartreuse...so I hope that adds more color. A great tough native.

Positive ifonly On Jul 31, 2007, ifonly from Brookfield, CT wrote:

Autumn Bride was growing in a pot at the nursery when it caught my eye last year. It was huge, in full bloom, and of course it followed me home. Set my new treasure in its pot under a fir where dead lower branches had just been cut out. Terrific. So in went the shovel, but not very far - roots and rocks just where it needed to go. Undeterred, dug a not very generous hole & planted. It gets a bit of spotty sun morning and late afternoon. Evergreen last winter and happy as it can be. A shovelful of compost added a couple of weeks ago. Big, happy plant.

Positive smiln32 On Nov 9, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Flowers are pure white and bell-shaped and bloom from late summer to frost. Very tolerant of dry shade and not picky about soil conditions. Prefers shade, but likes diffused light. It also attracts hummingbirds.

Positive kimprice On Mar 19, 2003, kimprice wrote:

I live on Delmarva about 7 miles from the ocean. Our soil is very acidic. Where I live you cannot cut trees larger than a 6" diam. unless they are dead so I have a great deal of shade. This plant did very well. I purchased two of them and they were quite small. We had a very bad drought this past summer and were not able to water at all for any reason. This plant did wonderfully - for the two of them to both bloom the first year during a draught was wonderful. They are evergreen and even the snow this past winter did not bother them. It was great to find something that did so well in the shade. The leaves are about 5" in diam. and very full of follage. The plants grew from about 4-5 leaves to 20 + leaves this past summer. The flower are on stalks about 18" high. The follage grows to about 3-5" in hight.It did much better than any of my hosta do.

Regional...

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

Malibu, California
Brookfield, Connecticut
Roopville, Georgia
Edwardsville, Illinois
Evanston, Illinois
Flossmoor, Illinois
Saint Charles, Illinois
Owings, Maryland
Ludington, Michigan
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Southold, New York
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Christiana, Tennessee
Lexington, Virginia



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