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Herbaceous Perennial

× Heucherella 'Buttered Rum'PBR

heucherella 'Buttered Rum'

A clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial bearing attractive, lobed, caramel and pink / purple coloured leaves, marked with darker veining in the centre. Flowers less freely than many other cultivars but can bear slender stems with tiny, bell-shaped, white flowers from late spring into 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
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Neutral, Acid
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring White Orange Purple
Summer White Orange Purple
Autumn Orange Purple
Winter Orange Purple
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

West–facing or East–facing or South–facing

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

x Heucherella are hybrids between Heuchera and Tiarella, and are evergreen, clump-forming perennials with ovate or rounded leaves and open panicles of small bell-shaped pink or white flowers over a long period

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in partial shade or sun.

Propagation

Propagate by division

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Garden edging
  • Banks and slopes
  • Underplanting of roses and shrubs
Pruning

Deadhead after flowering if required by removing flowering stalk.

Pests

May be susceptible to vine weevil, especially when grown in containers

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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