Heuchera Red (Saxifragacaea)

Heuchera are evergreen, clump-forming perennials with attractive, rounded, shallowly palmately lobed leaves.  Mainly planted as a foliage-interest plants, which set tall spikes of flowers in late spring/early-summer.   

We have clumps in the back patch with neat clumps of wine-red leaves, suffused with silvery-grey between the veins, and deep red beneath, with sprays of small off-white flowers in early summer.   They may be ‘Amethyst Myst.’ 

Needs full to partial shade in moist but well-drained soil.

According to the RHS the woody rootstock tends to lift out of the ground.  It is recommended to mulch or lift and replant annually.  

Can be propagated by division in autumn.

Like all perennials, dead-head regularly and remove faded flower spikes.

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