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Heuchera 'Petite Pearl Fairy'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Petite Pearl Fairy

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Category:
Perennials

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Bronze-Green

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)

Patent Information:
Patented

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:

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Positive primrosepath On Mar 7, 2003, primrosepath wrote:

'Petite Pearl Fairy' (PP#11,058) is one of the miniature "Petite" Heuchera hybrids grown as much for flowers as for foliage. The small leaves are bronze and silver and form a tuft about 4" tall. This wants excellent drainage and bright light but not hot sun.

Regional...

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

Hebron, Kentucky
Canandaigua, New York
Cincinnati, Ohio



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