Heuchera ‘Fire Chief’
Alum root ‘Fire Chief’, Coral bells ‘Fire Chief’, Coral flower ‘Fire Chief’, Fancy-leaf coral bells ‘Fire Chief’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Fire Chief’ _ ‘Fire Chief’ is a clump-forming, mounded, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial with rounded, lobed, ruffled, dark red to purple-red leaves and slender, wiry, dark red stems bearing open panicles of small, pink-flushed, white flowers in late spring, and again from summer into autumn.
White, Flushed pink in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer
Dark-red, Wine in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Vine weevil , Leaf and bud eelworms
Remove faded flower spikes. Cut back any dead or untidy foliage in spring.
Divide in autumn.
WHERE TO GROW
Heuchera ‘Fire Chief’ (Alum root ‘Fire Chief’) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Waterside, Banks and Slopes, City, Ground Cover, Underplanting
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.
Moist but well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West