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Herbaceous Perennial

Heuchera 'Electra'PBR

A compact, clump-forming, semi-evergeen perennial with lobed, bright golden leaves with red veins, changing to shades of caramel in winter. It produces white flowers on slender, erect stems in late spring and throughout summer.

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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, Well–drained
pH
Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring White Gold Red
Summer White Gold Red
Autumn Gold Red
Winter Gold Brown Red
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

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

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Saxifragaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Semi evergreen
Habit
Clump forming
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

Plant in a reasonably fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by division every three to four years in spring.

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
  • Low Maintenance
  • Underplanting of roses and shrubs
  • Ground cover
  • Garden edging
  • Banks and slopes
Pruning

Deadhead after flowering if required

Pests

May be susceptible to vine weevil

Diseases

Generally pest-free

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