Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'

Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'
Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'

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Huge, brilliantly colored foliage intensifies in heat and humidity
SKU 31561
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Item Form
1-Quart
Key Characteristics
Zone

4 - 9

Mature Height

20 IN

Mature Width

2.3 Feet

Sun / Shade

Part Shade, Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'

'Sweet Tea' Heucherella is more than just a plant: it's a transformative element for any shade garden, bringing a burst of warm cinnamon and vibrant orange hues to the foliage landscape. This Sweet Tea Heucherella plant thrives in shaded areas, making it a perfect addition for gardeners looking to infuse their outdoor spaces with color and life. Its scalloped leaves are not only a testament to the plant's beauty but also its ability to complement and enhance the diverse hues of your garden, providing a truly unique and mesmerizing appearance.

What sets the Sweet Tea Heucherella apart is its remarkable resilience and adaptability. Especially in the heat of the South, this Sweet Tea foamy bells variety draws strength from the warm temperatures, which encourage the foliage to become thicker and more brilliant. This resilience is a key feature, making the Heucherella Sweet Tea a standout choice for gardeners who face the challenge of maintaining vibrant gardens through the fluctuating seasons.

During the humid, summer months, the Heucherella Sweet Tea showcases its robust and dynamic nature, becoming even more beautiful and vigorous. Its love for shade is matched by its beauty in bloom; cream-colored flowers emerge in late spring, attracting an abundance of butterflies and adding an extra layer of charm to your garden. These blooms can be admired outdoors or brought inside to add to delightful bouquets.

In warmer climates, the Sweet Tea Heucherella plant remains evergreen, boasting its gorgeous hues throughout the winter. This enduring quality ensures that your garden remains a haven of color and life year-round. Conversely, in more northern regions, the Sweet Tea foamy bells may retreat temporarily during the coldest months, only to return with even greater vigor in the spring.

Ideal for ground cover, the Sweet Tea Heucherella is rarely troubled by pests or diseases, making it a robust and low-maintenance choice for any gardener. It's also perfect for borders and containers, fitting seamlessly into various garden designs. With a mature size of about 20 inches in height and 28 inches in width, this plant is suitable for Zones 4-9, offering versatility and beauty to gardens across a wide range of climates.

Incorporate the Sweet Tea Heucherella plant into your garden for a year-round display of vibrant colors and textures. Sweet Tea foamy bells is a testament to the enchantment that can be achieved in shaded garden spaces, making it an essential addition for those seeking to create a captivating and resilient garden landscape.

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Product Details

Item Form 1-Quart
Genus Heucherella
Species hybrid
Variety 'Sweet Tea'
Plant Patent PP21296
Product Classification Perennials
Habit Mound-shaped
USDA Zone Low 4
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Part Shade, Shade
Bloom Color Cream, White
Bloom Season Start Late Spring
Foliage Color Bronze, Brown, Burgundy, Copper, Gold, Orange, Red, Rose, Variegated
Resistance Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Special Features Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Fall Foliage Changes, Spring Foliage Changes, Variegated
Uses Border, Containers, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Ground Cover, Ornamental, Outdoor, Winter Interest
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI

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