Heucherella, Foamy Bells
X Heucherella 'Stoplight'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Heucherella (hew-ker-REL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Stoplight
Additional cultivar information:(PP16835)
Hybridized by Egger
Registered or introduced: 2005

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:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Chartreuse/Yellow

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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

Regional

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

Machesney Park, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Ellicott City, Maryland

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Plainwell, Michigan

Winchester, New Hampshire

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Ringwood, New Jersey

Canandaigua, New York

Voorheesville, New York

Yonkers, New York

Pekin, North Dakota

Clyde, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio

Haviland, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Leesburg, Virginia

Lexington, Virginia

Round Hill, Virginia

Madison, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 11, 2006, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Stoplight as a Heucherella likes more water than a Heuchera but let dry out some between waterings. The leaves are yellow to lime green with a a red splotch in the center, darker in spring. The leaves are much bigger and bolder than Sunspot though its flowers are not as showy.