Sisyrinchium campestre

Prairie Blue-eyed Grass
Family: Iridaceae (Iris Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  2-8
·        Height: 4-16 inches
·        Spread: 6-8 inches
·        Bloom Time: May to July
·        Bloom: light blue, six-petaled, star-like flowers with yellow centers occur in loose clusters at the top of each flowering stem
·        Light: full sun to part shade
·        Soil: average, well-drained
·        Moisture: dry to medium
·        Use: cottage gardens, wild gardens, native plant gardens or prairie-type areas; attracts bees
·        Care: low maintenance; divide clumps in spring
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: Central North America
·        Notes: stiff, grass-like, clump-forming plant; deer and rabbit resistant
·        Supplier: grown from seed
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Demonstration Prairie I032

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Heuchera x 'Electric Lime'

Coral Bells 'Electric Lime'
Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  4-9
·        Height: 12 inches
·        Spread: 12 inches
·        Bloom Time: August to September
·        Bloom: white sprays
·        Light: part shade to shade
·        Soil: best in rich, moist well-drained soil
·        Moisture: keep moist, consistent
·        Use: edging plant, understory plant, or add interest to woodland garden; also does well in containers
·        Care: divide clumps every 3-5 years; deadheading won't extend bloom but will keep plant looking tidier
·        Concerns: susceptible to frost heave due to shallow root depth; mulching around the crown can prevent this
·        Native to: genus native to North America
·        Notes: large-lobed lime tinted leaves with red veins; salt tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Heuchera Garden E171

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Heuchera x 'Big Top Gold'

Coral Bells 'Big Top Gold'
Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  4-9
·        Height: 16-20 inches
·        Spread: 24-28 inches
·        Bloom Time: April to May
·        Bloom: white sprays
·        Light: full sun to part shade
·        Soil: best in rich, moist well-drained soil
·        Moisture: keep moist, consistent
·        Use: edging plant, understory plant, or add interest to woodland garden; also does well in containers
·        Care: winter compost mulch applied after ground freezes helps prevent root heaving, divide clumps in spring every 3-4 years
·        Concerns: susceptible to frost heave due to shallow root depth; mulching around the crown can prevent this
·        Native to: genus native to North America
·        Notes: large leaves in mix of colors of green, apricot, and orange, with purple-red undersides; salt tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Heuchera Garden E170

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Heuchera x 'Black Taffeta'

Coral Bells 'Black Taffeta'
Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  4-9
·        Height: 12 inches
·        Spread: 15 inches
·        Bloom Time: May to June
·        Bloom: white sprays
·        Light: full sun to part shade
·        Soil: best in rich, moist well-drained soil
·        Moisture: keep moist, consistent
·        Use: edging plant, understory plant, or add interest to woodland garden; also does well in containers
·        Care: winter compost mulch applied after ground freezes helps prevent root heaving, divide clumps in spring every 3-4 years
·        Concerns: susceptible to frost heave due to shallow root depth; mulching around the crown can prevent this
·        Native to: genus native to North America
·        Notes: large, glossy, ruffled black leaves; salt tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Heuchera Garden E169

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