Heuchera micrantha Chocolate Ruffles

 

Heuchera micrantha Chocolate Ruffles, Coral Flower. A mound of pretty evergreen foliage with large ruffled leaves of satiny chocolate-brown above and purple-maroon beneath. Sprays of small pale pink flowers in summer. Makes an attractive border, groundcover perennial. Max Height 40cm. Max Spread 40cm. Flowers June to August.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.