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Heuchera ‘Dark Chocolate’

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Summary

Heuchera ‘Dark Chocolate’ forms medium-sized mounds of silvery-purple foliage that fades to bronze. However, the floral display is really what sets this cultivar apart from other selections. ‘Dark Chocolate’ reliably blooms with numerous petite wands of large, pink flowers in late spring. Unfortunately, the habit lost its uniform and dense shape each year after flowering. When grown in full sun, ‘Dark Chocolate’ experienced significant discoloration and burning, and is thus only recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


Details

  • Rating
    3.7 
  • Common Name
    Dark Chocolate alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    late May- late June 
  • Size
    9” x 20” x 20” (h x w x flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
    light pink 
  • Floral Display
    outstanding 
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less