Heuchera 'Burgundy Frost'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
An early introduction of a dark foliaged heuchera. Awarded an RHS AGM in 2001, but lost in 2012 review, probably because not widely available.
RHS Heuchera Trial
Brief description of plant
Mound-forming evergreen perennial.
Height x Spread
30cm x 30cm
Short stiff wands with small white flowers.
Scalloped leaves, dark burgundy with silver markings.
June - July
Any soil, but needs soil that doesn’t dry out in summer and has good winter drainage.
Full sun or part-shade
Pests and diseases
Slugs and snails. Vine weevil.
Should be divided every 3-4 years when it starts to become woody.
Plants may be divided into separate crowns or basal cuttings are easy to root.