Heuchera DOLCE® 'Spearmint'
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- Flowers heavily, with long bloom time
- Silvery-green foliage
- Soft pink blossoms on long scapes
Heuchera DOLCE® 'Spearmint' is a wonderful addition to containers or in the landscape. It has dusty, silvery-green foliage with deep green veins. Beginning in mid-summer, beautiful bicolor flowers appear and bloom continuously throughout the season. The flowers are dark pink with light pink bases. This plant is outstanding when you need a splash of color in pastel tints. Native to North America.
Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Flower Beds, Ground Cover, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Rock Gardens, Woodland
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Evergreen, Long-blooming, Good Cut Flower, Black Walnut Resistant, Salt Tolerant, Native
Growth Habit: Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Coral Bells prefer moist, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Amend with compost before planting. They will take sun or partial shade, though afternoon shade is required in hot regions to prevent leaf scorch. In cold climates, mulch well, after the ground freezes. If the plants heave due to frost, carefully press back into place in spring. Heucheras generally need to be divided and replanted every 3 years, burying the woody rootstock and keeping the crowns above the soil surface. Can be grown under Black Walnut trees.