Bloom's Selection is one of our favorite introductions. It has been an
outstanding success in the garden designed by Adrian Bloom and
installed in 2005 at Ohio State University. It is best used in an open
Habit - A clump about 10" high X 24" wide. The flower
stems are upright to slightly spreading and about 24" tall. A well grown plant will have several dozen flower
- The highly silvered, dark purple leaves are sharply angled and about
3.5" across and form a loose mound. The undersides of the leaves are
Flowers - The
bell-shaped flowers are relatively large and showy and medium pink.
Bloom time is May into June.
- 'Raspberry Ice' (PP#13,340) received
rating at the 2003 University
of Georgia perennial trials, blooming for ten weeks, longer than any
other heuchera in the trial. In 2004 Allan Armitage chose it as one of
six plants to receive a "Classic City Award" because of its outstanding
performance in the UGA trials.