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X Heucherella 'Alabama Sunrise' (Foamy bells 'Alabama Sunrise')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

X Heucherella 'Alabama Sunrise'

Other names

Foamy bells 'Alabama Sunrise'

Genus

X Heucherella X Heucherella

Variety or Cultivar

'Alabama Sunrise' _ 'Alabama Sunrise' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial. It has a mound of rounded leaves with cut margins that emerge yellow-green in spring, darken to green in summer then take on orangey-pink tints in autumn, whilst having conspicuous red central markings throughout. In late-spring to early-summer, it bears dainty clusters of small, bell-shaped, white flowers held above the foliage on wiry stems.


X Heucherella 'Alabama Sunrise' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Red, Yellow-green in Spring; Red, Green in Summer; Green, Flushed pink, Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

X Heucherella 'Alabama Sunrise' (Foamy bells 'Alabama Sunrise') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in sun or partial shade. Apply mulch in cold winter climates. Divide every 3-4 years.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

X Heucherella 'Alabama Sunrise'

Other names

Foamy bells 'Alabama Sunrise'

Genus

X Heucherella X Heucherella

Variety or Cultivar

'Alabama Sunrise' _ 'Alabama Sunrise' is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial. It has a mound of rounded leaves with cut margins that emerge yellow-green in spring, darken to green in summer then take on orangey-pink tints in autumn, whilst having conspicuous red central markings throughout. In late-spring to early-summer, it bears dainty clusters of small, bell-shaped, white flowers held above the foliage on wiry stems.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Red, Yellow-green in Spring; Red, Green in Summer; Green, Flushed pink, Red in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

X Heucherella 'Alabama Sunrise' (Foamy bells 'Alabama Sunrise') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in sun or partial shade. Apply mulch in cold winter climates. Divide every 3-4 years.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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