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Heuchera - 'Red Spangles' (Coralbells)

Type Herbaceous flower, Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Heuchera - Cultivation Notes

This low growing flowering perennial is ideal for planting in half sun, but will tolerate full sun or dappled shade. Plant in any half decent garden soil that is well drained. Fork in plenty of compost on planting and occasionally mulch and plant in groups to create swathes of colourful ground cover. Avoid planting on wet or clay soils or very dry spots.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Heuchera:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing

Weaknesses of Heuchera

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Heuchera:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Compact evergreen plant suitable for container planting
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