Heuchera 'Metallica'
Heuchera 'Metallica'
Heuchera 'Metallica'

Heuchera americana 'Metallica'

American Alumroot

Saxifragaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

pink or cream

Flowering time

ágúst - september

Foliage colour

burgundy with a silvery sheen

Sunlight

partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist, fertile, humus-rich

pH

neutral

Hardiness

No experience

Plant range

garden variety

Heuchera is a genus of 30 species in the family Saxifragaceae, all native to N-America.  Their common features are clumps of leaves which are often variegated or coloured and spikes of small, bell shaped flowers. Many cultivars are grown in gardens.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in March.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Garden seed variety with burgundy foliage. Needs very good drainage and humus-rich soil. Does not tolerate dense, waterlogged soil.

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