Heuchera Dark Secret
Alumroot

Heuchera Dark Secret

£12.00

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Features

notes
With dark purple - almost black, ruffled foliage Heuchera Dark Secret brings drama and texture to the border. Ideal as ground cover or planted as a foil against vivid, lime-coloured Hostas and Ferns, it bears delicate white flowers on slender stems in summer. These flowers emerge from pink buds and add a pretty lacy detail to cut flower arrangements; left in situ they draw native pollinators to the garden. 
Insights

Heuchera is native to North America, where it is given the common name ‘alumroot’. It is named after an 18th-century professor at Wittenberg University, Joahann Heinrich von Heucher. 

Details

Flowers: June - August

Planting
  • Well drained soil 
  • East, South or West aspects
  • Full sun or partial sunlight
  • Sheltered
Care
  • Being semi-evergreen in colder areas most of the foliage may die back, otherwise, remove damaged foliage in the autumn
  • Does not like dry soil