Heucherella Solar Eclipse

7.99

0.4m ht x 0.4m sp

5-10 years until maturity

‘Solar Eclipse’ is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial bearing maple-like, lobed, maroon to reddish-brown leaves with bright green margins. Slender stems bear open panicles of tiny, bell-shaped, white flowers from late spring into summer.

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Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green, Maroon in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes. Divide every 3-4 years. Separate plantlets from rooted stolons in autumn. Avoid cutting back in autumn. Remove faded or dead foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Pot up sprouting plantlets

WHERE TO GROW

X Heucherella 'Solar Eclipse' (Foamy bells 'Solar Eclipse') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in sun or partial shade. Tolerates shade. Mulch in winter in colder climate areas.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green, Maroon in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes. Divide every 3-4 years. Separate plantlets from rooted stolons in autumn. Avoid cutting back in autumn. Remove faded or dead foliage in spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Pot up sprouting plantlets

WHERE TO GROW

X Heucherella ‘Solar Eclipse’ (Foamy bells ‘Solar Eclipse’) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in sun or partial shade. Tolerates shade. Mulch in winter in colder climate areas.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered