Heuchera Cherry Truffles is a stunning perennial plant that features unique, deep-red foliage with ruffled edges that resemble truffles. It is a hybrid of Heuchera villosa and Heuchera 'Caramel'. This plant has been a popular addition to gardens since its introduction in 2011.Product Characteristics:
• Height: 20-30cm (8-12in)
• Spread: 30-45cm (12-18in)
• Flower color: Small, white or pink flowers on tall, slender stems in late spring to early summer.
• Flowering period: May to June
• Foliage: Deep red, ruffled foliage
• Sunlight requirements: Partial to full shade
• Soil requirements: Moist, well-drained soil
• Hardiness Zone: 4Uses:
Heuchera Cherry Truffles is perfect for adding bold color and texture to garden beds and borders. It can also be grown in containers, making it a great option for patio gardens and balconies. This plant is perfect for creating a statement piece in any garden design.Benefits:
Heuchera Cherry Truffles is a low-maintenance perennial that is tolerant of both drought and heat. It is also deer-resistant, making it a great choice for gardens that are frequented by deer.Companion Plants:
Hosta 'June' - A clump-forming perennial with gold and green foliage that compliments the deep color of the Heuchera.
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum - Japanese Painted Fern with striking silver and green fronds that add texture to the garden.
Carex 'Ice Dance' - Evergreen sedge with variegated foliage that brightens up shady areas.
Heuchera Cherry Truffles prefers moist, well-drained soil in partial to full shade. It is important to ensure that the plant is not exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time, as this can scorch the foliage. This plant can be pruned back in the fall to tidy up any dead leaves and to encourage new growth in the spring.Final Thoughts:
Heuchera Cherry Truffles is a stunning plant that adds bold color and texture to any garden design. Its unique foliage and low-maintenance nature make it a great choice for gardeners of all levels. With proper care, this perennial can provide years of beauty to any garden.