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Heuchera ‘Green Spice’

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Summary

Heuchera ‘Green Spice’ looks similar to H. americana ‘Dale’s Strain’ in that they both have silver marbling on their foliage. However, ‘Green Spice’ differs with red veins that develop during the cool weather of early spring and fall.  It is also a slightly shorter plant than ‘Dale’s Strain’. ‘Green Spice’ did not flower until the second season of the trial. Like other similar H. americana selections, its floral display was unattractive, and its tall, floppy inflorescences caused the plants to become open and limp. However, by late summer the plants typically filled in with a new flush of leaves. The wet summer of 2013 caused two of the five plants to die from root/stem rot. When grown in full sun, ‘Green Spice’ experienced mild burning during late summer, and thus is recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


Details

  • Rating
    3.2 
  • Common Name
    Green Spice alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    late May – late June 
  • Size
    10” x 26” x 44” (h x w x flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
    none 
  • Floral Display
    insignificant 
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less