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July 03, 2014

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AmyO

WWF has always been ridiculously expensive. I worked at a nursery that sold some WWF plants that were no better than other perennials on the market...they just had the branding.

Beth

Crazy! I mean, the leaves are interesting, FOR FOLIAGE, but I don't understand why people are willing to pay so much for heucheras. I wouldn't mind one or two of the newer lime-colored ones, but I'll just have to wait until they come down in price, after the trend has moved on....

Clint

You can get these elsewhere for about 10 dollars. Never buy a plant with White Flower Farm tags or from them. They are too high! I've seen Echinacea plants on their site for $19.99. Crazy.

Graham Rice

All three agree that they're just too pricy. Hmmm... Have to say, though, that the packaging that I've received and seen from White Flower Farm has been exceptional

Veronica Martinez

$20 for a perennial is crazy, $30 is madness. Do not buy them, buy locally grown.

Graham Rice

To be fair, there's one reason that this plant should be a little more expensive than all the standard old heucherellas and than many perennials. The price includes a royalty paid to the developer of the plant. This royalty is only a small proportion of the total price and $20 or $30 is still crazy, but it makes a difference. And it's also true that many small local suppliers will not necessarily be able to supply these newest varieties.

Landscaping North Shore

No doubt the price for the x-Heucherella copper cascade is way higher but I still like the new variety that I would use it at "http://www.gardeningnorthside.com.au/landscaping-north-shore/"

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