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Herbaceous Perennial

× Heucherella 'Hopscotch' (Fun and Games Series)

heucherella 'Hopscotch'

An evergreen perennial to 30cm, forming a dense mound of deeply lobed, serrated foliage opening dark bronzy-orange with a dark red centre, becoming dark green in summer. Small, white, star-shaped flowers are produced in airy spires on fine, upright stems in mid-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
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Orange Bronze Red
Summer Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

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

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Saxifragaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
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

Unresolved

How to grow

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring or autumn, or separate plantlets from rooted stolons in autumn

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

Remove faded flower spikes

Pests

May be susceptible to vine weevil

Diseases

May be susceptible to heuchera rust

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