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HEUCHERA

Commonly known as Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower

All Flower MAY-AUG

Colourful groundcover, good for cut-flowers and attractive to bees.

Has a habit of rising out of the ground so lift and replant or divide after 3 years.

Genus of about 55 species of evergreen and semi-evergreen perennials from woodland and rocky sites in North America, chiefly the Rocky Mountains, with a few from Mexico.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - rounded to heart-shaped leaves.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - mound- or clump-forming perennials with woody rootstocks. Grown for their attractive foliage, especially the darker coloured varieties.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - flowers are good for cutting. Mulch annually as the rootstock pushes upwards. Wildlife plant - bees.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, leaf eelworms
  • Place of origin - North America, mainly Rocky Mountains.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - with moisture
  • Neutral soil preferred
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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Buy Varieties of HEUCHERA

HEUCHERA 'Blondie'

HEUCHERA 'Blondie'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Orange-peach coloured foliage and yellow flowers
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Cherry Cola'

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Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Rich red-brown foliage and cherry-red flowers
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Chocolate Ruffles'

HEUCHERA 'Chocolate Ruffles'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Chocolate ruffled leaves with a maroon underside showing the ruffles. White flowers
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each
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HEUCHERA 'Fire Chief'

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Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Bright red leaves in spring darken to wine-red then eventually brown in late summer
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Lime Marmalade'

HEUCHERA 'Lime Marmalade'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Dense, frilly, lime-green foliage. This variety has a much stronger habit than other lime coloured heucheras and will tolerate some sun
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Marmalade'

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Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Luxurious, rich, shiny undulating evergreen foliage ranging from umber to deep sienna. Striking hot pink undersides
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Obsidian'

HEUCHERA 'Obsidian'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Glossy reddish-black leaves in spring darkening to near black by summer
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Palace Purple'

HEUCHERA 'Palace Purple'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
RHS Plant of the Decade 1983 - 1992. Dark purple foliage, cream/pink flowers
Multibuy Any 10+ for £7.50 each
Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Plum Pudding'

HEUCHERA 'Plum Pudding'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Plum coloured shiny metallic foliage which excels in early spring
£10.50 each

HEUCHERA 'Purple Petticoats'   AWARD

HEUCHERA 'Purple Petticoats'  >


Commonly known as: Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower.
Excellent purple leaf which becomes more frilly in winter. Cream flowers
£10.50 each

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