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Heuchera ‘Caroline’

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Summary

Heuchera ‘Caroline’ had one of the most uniformly mounding habits of all the cultivars we trialed. The foliage is emerald green with a silver overlay and contrasting dark green veins. It was fantastic in flower, producing large, pale-pink flowers on long, sturdy stems. The wet weather during the summer of 2013 caused three out of five plants to die from root/stem rot. Although the remaining two plants started out very well the following spring, they too developed root/stem rot and died in early June. No final rating is provided because all five plants died before the trial was completed. When grown in full sun, ‘Caroline’ experienced significant discoloration and burnt leaf tips, and is thus only recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


Details

  • Rating
    Did not complete trial 
  • Common Name
    Caroline alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    late May – early July 
  • Size
    9” x 20” x 22” (h x w flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
    light pink 
  • Floral Display
    outstanding 
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less