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Herbaceous Perennial

Heuchera 'Green Spice'
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alum root 'Green Spice'

'Green Spice' is a decorative-leaved cultivar, whose lobed and rounded leaves are predominantly silver-green with a green edge and burgundy leaf veins. Dainty panicles of pale pink flowers are borne in late spring

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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Pink Purple Green Grey Silver
Summer Purple Green Grey Silver
Autumn Purple Green Grey Silver
Winter Purple Green Grey Silver
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

West–facing or South–facing or North–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Saxifragaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

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

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

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. Tidy up old foliage in spring

Propagation

Propagate by division in autumn or cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Coastal
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Rock garden
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Patio and container plants
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Underplanting of roses and shrubs
Pruning

Cut back stems of leggy or woody plants to a leaf bud in early spring

Pests

Prone to vine weevils and leaf and bud eelworm

Diseases

May be affected by heuchera rust

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