Heuchera Purple Palace – Plant Profile

Heuchera Purple Palace

Also known as the Coral Leaf Plant

Shape & Size

Start with small Heuchera Purple Palace Plants or seeds as it will develop into a large plant in a short period

Final Height: 25 – 30cm
Final Spread: 40 – 50cm

Spacing: 30cm
Growth: Moderate / Fast

Heuchera comes in a wide range of interesting foliage colours. Purple palace is the most popular of all Heucheras with bronze upper leaf colour & purple under leaf colour

These hardy plants look great all year round as their foliage is evergreen. However their flowers, which are tall, arching spikes with smaller florets are not very attractive

Type: Herbaceous, Tender Perennial
Habit: Clump forming, Mounded

 Heuchera Features

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage:  Bronze upper leaf, purple under leaf, Leaf margins are ruffled.
  • Large & bold leaf shape means that Heuchera contrasts well with finer leaved plants

Heuchera Flowers

  • Sprays of flowers appear in summer
  • These appear on tall, arching spikes
  • The flowers are cream / white in colour
  • Small florets approx. 1cm in diameter

Heuchera Location
Uses: Suited to sun, shade & part shade

Great plants are suited to any garden. They have both a traditional & modern look, meaning that can you grown in any style of garden. Low mounded plants stay neat & compact so they work well at the front of borders & are ideal in a low maintenance planting scheme

They are also ideal in rock gardens, herbaceous borders, raised beds & containers

Their bold foliage means they contrast well with other plants.

Companion plants include: Box, Stipa gigantea, Santolina, Lavender, Stachys bizanthia, Saxifraga, sedums & Acer palmatum

Soil: Sandy, Free draining, low fertility
pH: Any pH
Hardiness: Hardy

 

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