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Heuchera americana 'Velvet Night'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Species: americana (a-mer-ih-KAY-na) (Info)
Cultivar: Velvet Night
Additional cultivar information: (aka Velvet Knight)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
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)
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:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Dark/Black

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Gabrielle On Jul 12, 2008, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A very pretty Heuchera. Blooms late June in my garden.

Regional...

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

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Lula, Georgia
Washington, Illinois
Hebron, Kentucky
Ellicott City, Maryland
Haydenville, Massachusetts
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Silver Lake, Minnesota
Mercer, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Lexington, Virginia
Bellevue, Washington
Kalama, Washington
Kirkland, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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