0131 445 4698

Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details

 

Heuchera ’Black Beauty’ is one of the darkest Heuchera available. It makes large, dark burgundy red, slightly ruffled, semi-evergreen foliage. It will provide you dark red stems with small, white flowers from April to July and might re-blooms in early autumn. The plants looks great accompanied with perennials of tine evergreens of light green or golden foliage, or surrounded by pebbles of light colour shades (grey, pink, or beige).

 

Hardiness

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

 

Sunlight

Full sun, Partial shade

Aspect

North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Sand, Loam

 

pH

Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres

Ultimate spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres

Time to Ultimate size: About 2 – 5 Years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in a fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade. The woody rootstock tends to lift out of the ground so mulch annually or lift and replant

 

Propagation

Propagate by division in autumn.

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Garden Edging Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden

 

How to care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes

Pests

May be attacked by vine weevil and leaf and bud eelworms

Diseases

Generally disease free

Heuchera Black Beauty

£8.40Price
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