L’Heuchera or heuchera is a perennial well known for its highly decorative foliage.
L’maintenance, planting to pruning in late’winter, should ensure a good development.
Name : Heuchera
Family : Saxifragaceae
Type Flower, Perennial
Height : 60 to 80 cm
Exposure : Sunlight to partial shade
Ground : Ordinary
Flowering : May-July
Not important, in the spring or in’fall.
- Choose a location preferably partially shaded during the hottest hours
- It blooms from’advantage when’it receives the sun a part of the day
- The soil should be fairly fresh and well drained
- L’Heuchera like rather rich soils and therefore ideally fertilized before planting
Multiplication division of rhizomes in the spring or the’fall, ideally every 3 years.
Heuchera tray and pot:
The heuchère is an ideal plant to garnish your pots, tubs and planters. Present in all shades of pink and red, it is very decorative in association with’other flowers and beautiful foliage keeps up’to frost.
- Make sure your pots are well drilled at the bottom
- Eventually put a bed of gravel or balls’clay at the bottom to improve drianage
- Space each heuchère 30 cm to allow them room to grow
Size and Care’Heuchera:
Remove faded flowers to As.
Fold the tuft at the end of the’winter to promote’emergence of new leaves.
Watering recommended the’year of planting but’heuchère supports fairly drought when’it is installed.
Pot, it is recommended’water regularly in summer to’prevent drying of the plant.
Very previously used to garnish the garden of our grandparents, the’Heuchera is back thanks to’development of new varieties very decorative foliage and ease of’maintenance.
Flowering goes from soft pink to deep red (heuchera mircantha) according to species.
Culture is relatively easy and requires no special maintenance.
Whether the’Heuchera Caramel, purple, chocolate, tiramisu or citronella, all offer foliage’rare beauty.
- She s’uses solid on the edge, rock garden or stew.
- A slightly shaded driveway is ideal for creating a border of’heucheras
Malignant Council about the’Heuchera:
Its hardiness makes it resistant to disease, it does not require any treatment.