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PlantFiles: Heucherella, Foamy Bells
X Heucherella 'Viking Ship'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Heucherella (hew-ker-REL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Viking Ship
Additional cultivar information: (PP12029)
Hybridized by Heims; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

7 members have or want this plant for trade.

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
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:
Pink
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray

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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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive northgrass On Mar 6, 2005, northgrass from West Chazy, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:

A very desirable plant. It makes a nice mound.
It covers itself with beautiful spires of pink flowers in early summer. Even after the blooms are over, it is still great looking with its maple-like leaves.

Positive HummerRachel On Jan 20, 2003, HummerRachel from Cornwall, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very nice abundant blooms, sterile.

Regional...

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

East Tawas, Michigan
Coshocton, Ohio



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