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Heuchera ‘Apple Crisp’

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Summary

Heuchera ‘Apple Crisp’ was the only petite cultivar to rise to the top of our trial. Measuring just 6” high and 12” wide, it was one of the smallest cultivars we evaluated. The small, ruffled leaves are medium green with a faint silver veil. The highly ruffled margin creates a texture that greatly adds to the appeal of the plant. Some visitors even commented that it looked like a “cute mound of lettuce.” The floral display on this petite plant was truly outstanding. As many as 20 sturdy wands of white flowers were borne in early summer. It was impressive to see so many flowers come from such a plant. The small stature of ‘Apple Crisp’ makes it a great choice for containers as well as the front of the border. When grown in full sun, ‘Apple Crisp’ experienced significant bleaching and burning, and is thus only recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


Details

  • Rating
    4.3 
  • Common Name
    Apple Crisp alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    mid-May – mid-June 
  • Size
    6” x 14” x 20” (h x w x flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
    white 
  • Floral Display
    outstanding 
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less