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X Heucherella 'Sweet Tea' (Foamy bells 'Sweet Tea')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

X Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'

Other names

Foamy bells 'Sweet Tea'

Genus

X Heucherella X Heucherella

Variety or Cultivar

'Sweet Tea' _ 'Sweet Tea' is a compact, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial bearing mounds of lobed, dark-veined, orange-red leaves that darken in summer and lighten in autumn. In late spring and early summer, open panicles of small, white flowers bloom on wiry stems.


X Heucherella 'Sweet Tea' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Orange-red in All seasons

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 'Sweet Tea' (Foamy bells 'Sweet Tea') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Waterside, Banks and Slopes, City, Ground Cover, 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)

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Botanical name

X Heucherella 'Sweet Tea'

Other names

Foamy bells 'Sweet Tea'

Genus

X Heucherella X Heucherella

Variety or Cultivar

'Sweet Tea' _ 'Sweet Tea' is a compact, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial bearing mounds of lobed, dark-veined, orange-red leaves that darken in summer and lighten in autumn. In late spring and early summer, open panicles of small, white flowers bloom on wiry stems.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Orange-red in All seasons


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 'Sweet Tea' (Foamy bells 'Sweet Tea') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Waterside, Banks and Slopes, City, Ground Cover, 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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New leaves and new flower buds 25 March 2012 (25/03/2012)

July 2015

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