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Heuchera sanguinea ‘Snowflakes'

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2001

Introduced by
Norfolk & Suffolk Group

Reason for Inclusion
Historical interest. An early introduction, bred by Alan Bloom around 1938/9.

Verification
Blooms of Bressingham

Brief description of plant
Mound-forming evergreen perennial.

Height x Spread
40cm x 30cm

Flowers
Wands of small white flowers.

Foliage
Rounded, lobed toothed leaves attractively mottled light green.

Flowering Time
June - July

Soil type
Any soil, but needs soil that doesn’t dry out in summer and has good winter drainage.

Aspect
Full sun or part-shade

Pests and diseases
Slugs and snails. Vine weevil.

Cultivation
Should be divided every 3-4 years when it starts to become woody.

Propagation
Plants may be divided into separate crowns or basal cuttings are easy to root.


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