Heuchera 'Melting Fire'
alum root 'Melting Fire'
A clump-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial bearing lobed, rounded, ruffled, purple - red leaves, deeper red beneath, and slender, wiry, stems bearing open panicles of white flowers in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing
- Native to the UK
- Evergreen or Semi evergreen
- Clump forming
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
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How to grow
Grow in a reasonably fertile, neutral, moist but free draining soil in partial shade or sun.
Propagate by division in spring every three to four years.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- Cottage and informal garden
- City and courtyard gardens
- Low Maintenance
- Underplanting of roses and shrubs
- Ground cover
- Banks and slopes
- Garden edging
Deadhead after flowering if required.
May be susceptible to vine weevil
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