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Heuchera - 'Rachel' (Coralbells)

Type Herbaceous flower, Evergreen, Ground cover
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Purple Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Heuchera:

  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Heuchera

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Heuchera:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Compact evergreen plant suitable for container planting
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

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Common Missspellings: Hochera, Hookara

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