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Heuchera 'Cherries Jubilee'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Cherries Jubilee

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Gazania_in_pa On May 11, 2009, Gazania_in_pa from Renfrew, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Love this Heuchera. I have been growing it since 2000 and divided the original plant many times. As I write this on May 11 2009, my many clumps of it are sending up stems of buds soon to begin opening. They will last into August. Hummingbirds love it!

Positive Checochinican On Jun 20, 2007, Checochinican from Syracuse, NY wrote:

This is my favorite heuchera, and I grow many. The foliage color is outstanding, and the flower color is even better - darker red than any of the others I have. it does well and blooms profusely over a long period in both sun and shade.

Positive wickerparker On Oct 2, 2006, wickerparker from Chicago, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

I really love this heuchera. Foliage is oustanding; flowers in greater abundance than others I've grown, over a longer period, and in a striking cherry red color. Seems to need more sun than other heucheras in my garden.


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

Chicago, Illinois
Hebron, Kentucky
Syracuse, New York
Portland, Oregon
Renfrew, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia

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