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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
alum root 'Blackbird'
Heuchera are more or less evergreen, clump-forming perennials with attractive, rounded, shallowly palmately lobed leaves and racemes or panicles of small, tubular flowers, often with colourful calyces
'Blackbird ' is a compact perennial with rounded, shallowly lobed, reddish-purple leaves, redder beneath, with panicles of small, bright pink flowers in early summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade. The woody rootstock tends to lift out of the ground so mulch annually or lift and replant
Propagate by division in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Ground Cover Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Remove faded flower spikes
Pests May be attacked by vine weevil and leaf and bud eelworm
May be affected by heuchera rust
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