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X Heucherella 'Brass Lantern' (Foamy bells 'Brass Lantern')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

X Heucherella 'Brass Lantern'

Other names

Foamy bells 'Brass Lantern'

Genus

X Heucherella X Heucherella

Variety or Cultivar

'Brass Lantern' _ 'Brass Lantern' is a vigorous, mound-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial with maple-like, lobed, orange-yellow leaves with dark red centres, the entire leaf turning olive green and brown in winter, and slender, dark red stems bearing open panicles of small, white flowers from late spring into summer.


X Heucherella 'Brass Lantern' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-orange, Variegated, Dark-red in Spring; Yellow-orange, Variegated, Dark-red in Summer; Yellow-orange, Variegated, Dark-red in Autumn; Olive green, Brown in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes. Divide every 3-4 years. Separate plantlets from rooted stolons in autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Pot up sprouting plantlets


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Where to grow

X Heucherella 'Brass Lantern' (Foamy bells 'Brass Lantern') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in sun or partial shade. Full shade is tolerated. Apply mulch in cold winter climates.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

X Heucherella 'Brass Lantern'

Other names

Foamy bells 'Brass Lantern'

Genus

X Heucherella X Heucherella

Variety or Cultivar

'Brass Lantern' _ 'Brass Lantern' is a vigorous, mound-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial with maple-like, lobed, orange-yellow leaves with dark red centres, the entire leaf turning olive green and brown in winter, and slender, dark red stems bearing open panicles of small, white flowers from late spring into summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-orange, Variegated, Dark-red in Spring; Yellow-orange, Variegated, Dark-red in Summer; Yellow-orange, Variegated, Dark-red in Autumn; Olive green, Brown in Winter

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes. Divide every 3-4 years. Separate plantlets from rooted stolons in autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Pot up sprouting plantlets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

X Heucherella 'Brass Lantern' (Foamy bells 'Brass Lantern') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in sun or partial shade. Full shade is tolerated. Apply mulch in cold winter climates.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

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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