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Proven Winners Dolce® Key Lime Pie Heuchera | PBS

Duration: 00:51

It happens every time. Tell someone youre a flowering plant for part to full shade and its Are you a Hosta? Hosta, Hosta, Hosta. Enough, already. So to raise awareness, weve launched a PR campaign Dolce Heucheras: The Other H Plants. Dolce are the aristocrats of Heucheras (coral bells). As the Spokes-Heuchera, I say we start with me. My mounded, 8-16 inch clumps of scalloped, heart-shape leaves are veined and mottled in shades of bright lime green. These colors deepen and intensify in cool weather and my foliage keeps its looks all winter. In spring to summer, long, erect flower spikes of tiny, bell-shaped pink flowers rise as many as 10 inches above my leaves where they remain for weeks. Dolce are Perennial in zones 4 9, drought tolerant, attract hummingbirds, and easy to grow. Ill get in trouble if I dont promote my siblings, too. So here goes: Blackcurrant, Creme Brulee, Creme de Menthe, Licorice, Mocha Mint, and Peach Melba.

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Post Date: January 19, 2012