Heuchera sanguinea ‘Leuchtkäfer’ or ‘Firefly’ / Coral Bells / Seeds

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Heuchera sanguinea ‘Leuchtkäfer’ or ‘Firefly’ / Coral Bells / Seeds

A very adaptable plant with a rosette of attractive bronze-tinged green leaves and tall stems of deep scarlet flowers. Fragrant flowers sit on strong 30cm stems and come out from May to July.  Good summer and winter plants and suitable for borders and containers. Good cut flowers.

Heuchera grows best in full sun to part shade and moist, well drained soil.  Plants tolerate some shade. 

 

Pack of approx 1000 seeds.  Sow any time, most commonly January to May, for planting out the same year.  Can be started sooner for early flowering, preferably protecting the seedlings over winter in a cold frame or greenhouse.   Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.


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Hardiness Hardy evergreen perennial (RHS Hardiness H6)
Flowers May to July
Height 30cm
Spread 20 - 30cm
Conditions  Full sun to part shade and moist well-drained soil
Sow

Sow any time, most commonly January to May, in a tray of moist seed compost.  Press in the seeds lightly, and do not cover as light is needed for germination.  Keep at 18-20°C and seedlings emerge in 2-3 weeks, some up to 2 months.  Pot on young seedlings and grow until the plants are ready to plant out after the last frost. 

Grow These are low maintenance plants once established.  Tidy up plants in early spring if needed.  Mature plants can be divided in winter.