Heuchera americana 'Metallica'
20 - 30 cm
pink or cream
ágúst - september
burgundy with a silvery sheen
well drained, moist, fertile, humus-rich
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.
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.