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Heuchera ‘Pinot Gris’

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Summary

Heuchera ‘Pinot Gris’ has spring foliage that emerges rose colored and fades to pale lime-green. As the season progresses the colors change to a mix of champagne and pale lime-green. ‘Pinot Gris’ was a vigorous cultivar with a dense habit. Its floral display was quite attractive with a large quantity of light-pink flowers that complemented the foliage color well. Unfortunately, ‘Pinot Gris’ suffered from disease problems during its second and third years of the trial. In 2013, Cercospora leaf spot was a significant problem starting in early summer. In 2014, root/stem rot was a concern all but one plant. When grown in full sun, ‘Pinot Gris’ experienced significant burning and discoloration, and is thus recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


Details

  • Rating
    3.4 
  • Common Name
    Pinot Gris alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    late May – early August 
  • Size
    12” x 28” x 28” (h x w x flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
    light pink 
  • Floral Display
    outstanding 
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less