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Heuchera americana 'Ring of Fire' (Alum root 'Ring of Fire')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Heuchera americana 'Ring of Fire'

Other names

Alum root 'Ring of Fire'

Genus

Heuchera Heuchera

Variety or Cultivar

'Ring of Fire' _ 'Ring of Fire' is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with silvery-green ruffled leaves that have dark veins and become pink at the margins in winter. Clusters of small pale-pink flowers are held on wiry stems in early summer.


Heuchera americana 'Ring of Fire' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Pink in Winter; Silvery-grey, Purple, Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Heuchera americana 'Ring of Fire' (Alum root 'Ring of Fire') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Banks and Slopes, City, Ground Cover, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in a fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Plant astilbes with hostas and border phlox, which both like the same damp, shady conditions.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Heuchera americana 'Ring of Fire'

Other names

Alum root 'Ring of Fire'

Genus

Heuchera Heuchera

Variety or Cultivar

'Ring of Fire' _ 'Ring of Fire' is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with silvery-green ruffled leaves that have dark veins and become pink at the margins in winter. Clusters of small pale-pink flowers are held on wiry stems in early summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Pink in Winter; Silvery-grey, Purple, Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Heuchera americana 'Ring of Fire' (Alum root 'Ring of Fire') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Banks and Slopes, City, Ground Cover, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in a fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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COMPANION PLANTS

Plant astilbes with hostas and border phlox, which both like the same damp, shady conditions.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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