Kitchen Garden Seeds

For More Search Criteria 

Heuchera

Alumroot. In a nutshell, Heuchera is loved for its decorative foliage. A perfect companion for Coleus, Hostas, ferns and other woodland shade lovers, Heuchera also thrives in full sun. Its delicate stems bear precious flowers that appear like little butterflies floating over its semi-evergreen, heavily-veined or shiny, smooth leaves. Direct-sow Heuchera outside after all threat of frost has passed or start it indoors for transplant out. If started early enough in the spring, there is a small chance that it may flower the first year. Deer resistant. Perennial. Hardiness zones: 4-9. Spring to summer flowering. Height: 12" to 24".

Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.

2 Item(s)

per page

Set Descending Direction

2 Item(s)

per page

Set Descending Direction

Gardening Tips

Heuchera Sowing Instructions
Planting Depth
:1/8”
Seed Spacing:6”-8”
Plant Spacing:12”-15”
Days to Germination:15-25 days
Germination Temperature:55°F

Heuchera sanguinea, Coral Bells. Heuchera should be direct sown outside after all threat of frost has passed. Prepare a garden bed in full sun to partial shade with rich, well-draining soil. Heuchera may also be started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting out after the threat of frost has passed. Provide even moisture and strong light. Harden off the seedlings by gradually acclimating them outside over 1 to 2 weeks before transplanting out. When the seedlings are 2" tall, thin or transplant to 12" to 15" apart. A perfect companion for other woodland shade lovers once mature, Heuchera has beautiful foliage and precious little flowers borne on delicate stems. It may bloom the first year if started early enough in the spring. Spring to summer flowering. Height: 15" to 24".

Shade Tolerance