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Heuchera 'Sparkling Burgundy' (P)

Heuchera 'Sparkling Burgundy' (P)

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Glowing burgundy-rose leaves in spring become more orange in summer as temperatures rise. Coming into winter, leaves turn a rich red wine colour. Creamy white flowers appear in spring.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Use it in a container, either on its own, or mixed with other Heucheras, Tiarellas and foliage plants. When finished use in the container it can be planted into the bed or border outside.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

22 x 40 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Flower Colour:

cream

Foliage Colour:

Bronze

orange

Red

Flowering Time:

April - July

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Provide container plants with a mild fertiliser only.

Cultural Information

Family:

SAXIFRAGACEAE

Genus:

Heuchera

Cultivar:

Sparkling Burgundy

UPOV:

SPARKLING WINE

UPOV No:

EUPVR 20619

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

22 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

January - November

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:09/1819/1829/18
Qty:3139

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Vine Weevil

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Rust

Other Info:

Some lighter coloured varieties may require shade.

Click here for information on Heuchera Rust.

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.