Berry Smoothie Heuchera is a striking perennial that brings vibrant color to any garden. This wonderful ground cover presents foliage in shades of rose-pink, with mature leaves deepening to a rich berry-pink hue. Small, bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers bloom from late spring to early fall, attracting bees and butterflies. This plant thrives in USDA hardiness zones 4 through 9.
Maintenance of Berry Smoothie Heuchera is straightforward. It can withstand both full sun and partial shade, with a preference for some shade. Regular hydration is necessary, though it can also tolerate some dryness. Mature plants can reach a height of 18-24 inches and a spread of 12-18 inches.
- Accentuation in mixed borders or rock gardens
- Container gardening for decks and patios
- Mass planting for ground cover
This robust groundcover is also deer resistant, largely free from disease and pests, and tolerant to drought. Thus, if you're seeking an attractive and minimal-care plant for your garden, Berry Smoothie Heuchera is an excellent choice.
Winter Care: Unlike some perennials, you don't need to trim back Berry Smoothie Heuchera in autumn. Instead, remove any damaged or old leaves to keep the plant looking tidy and to reduce the chance of disease. Mulching around the plant with 2-3 inches of organic matter can aid in insulating the roots and help prevent freezing.