Terra Nova Nurseries reintroduces trailing varieties

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Plant breeder,Terra Nova Nurseries, reintroduces the trailing heucherella and tiarella varieties. These varieties include the Heucherella ‘Plum Cascade’, Heucherella ‘Redstone Falls’, Heucherella ‘Yellowstone Falls’, Tiarella ‘Happy Trails’ and Tiarella ‘Appalachian Trail’. These plants have been specifically bred and selected for their trailing growth habits, making them suitable for enhancing garden, landscape, and container aesthetics.

The Terra Nova team comments: “The relaunches of Terra Nova’s trailing heucherella and tiarella varieties stem from our dedication to performance-focused breeding and ability to offer plants with traits highly desired by consumers.”

They add: “Leading the lineup is Heucherella ‘Plum Cascade,’our first-ever purple heucherella. This variety features deeply lobed, purple-silver leaves complemented by small, light-pink flowers on short stems that bloom May through October. ‘Plum Cascade’ grows with excellent vigor and is ideal for mass plantings, containers, mixed beds and borders. Its cascading foliage also makes it a standout accent plant.

Heucherella ‘Plum Cascade’
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Heucherella ‘Redstone Falls’, part of Terra Nova’s Heucherella FALLS™ Series, is cherished for its adaptability across various regions, thriving in conditions from full shade to full sun. Its butterfly-like foliage, splashed with ruby hues, changes colors throughout the seasons, creating a stunning display whether descending from a container or covering the ground.

Heucherella ‘Redstone Falls’
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Heucherella ‘Yellowstone Falls’, another returning variety from Terra Nova’s Falls Series, displays lobed, chartreuse-colored leaves adorned with deep-crimson markings. This variety excels in containers and hanging baskets with stems that can trail up to three feet. Its spreading, trailing growth habit also makes for a superb ground cover.”

Heucherella ‘Yellowstone Falls’
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Terra Nova is also reintroducing Tiarella ‘Happy Trails’ from the company’s Tiarella American Trails Series. “This variety is celebrated for its abundant runners and small, rounded lobed leaves accentuated with a thick black band on the veins. ‘Happy Trails’ is an exceptional choice for shaded ground covers, cascading down woodland slopes or weaving through other plants in containers and hanging baskets,” the Terra Nova team continues.

Tiarella ‘Happy Trails’
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Tiarella ‘Appalachian Trail’
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Lastly, the company highlights the introduction of the Tiarella ‘Appalachian Trail’: “A charming and rapidly spreading ground cover also from Terra Nova’s American Trails Series. This variety sports numerous branches, white flowers and well-marked leaves with a large, splattered pattern. ‘Appalachian Trail’ thrives in partial to full shade and exhibits vigorous growth without becoming unruly, making it an excellent choice for containers and hanging baskets.”

Terra Nova Nurseries has created “Plant Profile” pages and “Grower Recipes” specific to these varieties so that growers that are interested can learn about growing habits, plant characteristics, fertilization recommendations, water requirements and other insights provided by the breeding team.

For more information:
Terra Nova Nurseries
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