20 - 30 cm
ágúst - september
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.
Garden variety with maroon-black leaves. Needs very good drainage and humus-rich soil. Does not tolerate dense, waterlogged soil.