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Heuchera ‘Chocolate Ruffles’

Coral bells

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Flowers

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles'
  • Common name: Coral bells
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Bronze

Heucheras are attractive, mound-forming plants, perfect for growing in light shade. There are many heuchera cultivars to choose from, coming in a range of unusual colours and forms. 

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HeucheraChocolate Ruffles’ has exquisite chocolate coloured leaves with a rich burgundy underside. In summer masses of creamy white flowers appear on tall stems. It’s more drought tolerant than other heucheras, making it an ideal choice for growing in dry shade, such as beneath trees and shrubs.

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Grow HeucheraChocolate Ruffles’ in partial shade towards the front of the border, or in containers to brighten up a shady spot, in moist but well-drained soil or compost. Trim away tired foliage in spring.

How to grow Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles' and wildlife

Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles' poisonous?

Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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