Heucherella ‘Red Rover’

(Red Rover Foamy Bells)


$17.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Choose this unique looking Heucherella for its intense red leaves and incredibly lobed foliage. Newest leaves in spring are coppery red, a brighter red than ‘Hopscotch’. Each 5 in. large, deeply lobed leaf has burgundy red centers. The uniquely lobed leaves are almost finger-like, making it a great addition to both containers and the landscape. When temperatures increase, ‘Red Rover’ will mellow to more of an olive green. Burgundy rose stems hold creamy white flowers well above the foliage on tall scapes.  As a H. villosa hybrid, ‘Red Rover’ can stand up to hot and humid summers.

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Description

Best grown in organically rich, humusy, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Performs well in full sun in the north, but prefers some shade (particularly in the heat of the afternoon) in the south. The best foliage color may occur in sunny spots with part afternoon shade. Scorch and general foliage decline usually occur if soils are allowed to dry out. If grown in full sun, consistent moisture is particularly important. Remove stems of faded flowers to encourage additional bloom. Foliage is essentially evergreen in warm winter climates, but the amount of retained foliage color in cold winter climates depends in large part upon the severity of the temperatures. In cold winter climates, a winter mulch applied after the ground freezes will help prevent root heaving. Divide clumps in spring every 3-4 years.

Additional information

Common Name

Red Rover Foamy Bells

Botanical Name

Heucherella 'Red Rover'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun

Height

6 to 8 in.

Width

18 in.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

early summer

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

red

Deer Resistant

No

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