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Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (Alum root 'Palace Purple')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

Other names

Alum root 'Palace Purple', Coral bells 'Palace Purple', Coral flower 'Palace Purple', Heuchera sanguinea 'Palace Purple', Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple', Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

Genus

Heuchera Heuchera

Variety or Cultivar

'Palace Purple' _ 'Palace Purple' is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with ivy-like, purple leaves with red undersides. Panicles of small, pinkish-white, bell-shaped flowers are borne on slender, dark-red stems in late spring to early summer.


Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Spring

Foliage

Purple, Red, Grey-green in Summer

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.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (Alum root 'Palace Purple') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Waterside, 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.

Botanical name

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

Other names

Alum root 'Palace Purple', Coral bells 'Palace Purple', Coral flower 'Palace Purple', Heuchera sanguinea 'Palace Purple', Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple', Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

Genus

Heuchera Heuchera

Variety or Cultivar

'Palace Purple' _ 'Palace Purple' is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with ivy-like, purple leaves with red undersides. Panicles of small, pinkish-white, bell-shaped flowers are borne on slender, dark-red stems in late spring to early summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Spring

Foliage

Purple, Red, Grey-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (Alum root 'Palace Purple') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Waterside, 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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(07/10/2010)

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COMPANION PLANTS

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

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This plant is featured at Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (Alum root 'Palace Purple') has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009. read more

This plant is featured at Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (Alum root 'Palace Purple') has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009. read more

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