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Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort’

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Summary

Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort’ is very similar to Heuchera ‘Caramel’ with peach colored leaves that fade to pale orange-yellow as they mature. However, ‘Southern Comfort’ has a much larger leaf which tends to bend downward at the tip, resulting in a habit that is just as large but looks more relaxed. ‘Southern Comfort’ received a floral display rating of insignificant due to its infrequent and low quantity of flowers. At the very end of our trial, two plants were suffering from root/stem rot, but the other three were perfectly healthy. Unfortunately, we were not able to continue our evaluation to determine if those two plants would recover or eventually perish. When grown in full sun, ‘Southern Comfort’ experienced significant burning and discoloration, and is thus recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


Details

  • Rating
    4.2 
  • Common Name
    Southern Comfort alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    mid-June – early August 
  • Size
    14” x 34” x 24” (h x w x flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
    creamy white 
  • Floral Display
    insignificant 
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less