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Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' (Alum root 'Lime Marmalade')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade'

Other names

Alum root 'Lime Marmalade', Coral bells 'Lime Marmalade', Coral flower 'Lime Marmalade', Fancy-leaf coral bells 'Lime Marmalade'

Genus

Heuchera Heuchera

Variety or Cultivar

'Lime Marmalade' _ 'Lime Marmalade' is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen, herbaceous perennial with lobed, ruffled, lime- to yellow-green leaves and tall, slender stems bearing panicles of tiny, bell-shaped, pale brown flowers from late spring into summer.


Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Pale-brown in Spring; Pale-brown in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-green, Lime 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

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes. Cut back any dead or untidy foliage in spring.

Propagation

Divide in autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' (Alum root 'Lime Marmalade') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade. Rootstock tends to lift out of the ground so mulch annually or lift and replant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, 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 'Lime Marmalade'

Other names

Alum root 'Lime Marmalade', Coral bells 'Lime Marmalade', Coral flower 'Lime Marmalade', Fancy-leaf coral bells 'Lime Marmalade'

Genus

Heuchera Heuchera

Variety or Cultivar

'Lime Marmalade' _ 'Lime Marmalade' is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen, herbaceous perennial with lobed, ruffled, lime- to yellow-green leaves and tall, slender stems bearing panicles of tiny, bell-shaped, pale brown flowers from late spring into summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-brown in Spring; Pale-brown in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-green, Lime green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes. Cut back any dead or untidy foliage in spring.

Propagation

Divide in autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' (Alum root 'Lime Marmalade') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil in sun or partial shade. Rootstock tends to lift out of the ground so mulch annually or lift and replant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, 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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