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PlantFiles: Heucherella, Foamy Bells
X Heucherella alba 'Quicksilver'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Heucherella (hew-ker-REL-uh) (Info)
Species: alba (AL-ba) (Info)
Cultivar: Quicksilver
Additional cultivar information: (PP11081, aka Quick Silver)
Hybridized by Oliver; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 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:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray
Burgundy
Dark/Black
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

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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Neutral Gabrielle On Feb 4, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Maroon purple foliage 12-15" tall with silvery highlight. Pale pink flowers in late spring fade to white. Used as a cut flower.



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