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Heuchera ‘Marmalade’ (PBR)
(Coral Bells)

£12.00£18.00

£18.00
£12.00
July - August
45cm x 35cm
Sun
Foliage Colour
Fully Hardy

Heuchera ‘Marmalade’ is an absolute beauty! Chosen by our Head Grower for its vibrant contrasting colours of gold and amber foliage with pink undersides, is a very showy Heuchera indeed. Great in pots or in the border, with white flowers in the Summer and foliage that can withstand full sun. Also, due to its dense foliage, it provides excellent ground cover and textural interest.

Additional information

Plant Type
Flowering Period
Flower Colour
Fully Grown Size
Foliage
Garden Position
Light Level
Hardiness
RHS Plants For Pollinators
RHS Garden Merit Award

Description

Heuchera 'Marmalade' stands out for its hardy, robust, and vibrant foliage, a perfect choice for those seeking a visually impactful perennial. 'Marmalade' is a mound-forming evergreen perennial with lobed and slightly ruffled leaves in varying shades of pink, bronze and yellow-brown, sometimes with bright pink undersides. Brownish flowers on deep pink stems are borne above the leaves in the Summer months. Specifically selected for its evergreen nature and unique foliage colour, it thrives in shaded areas, proving adaptable to various garden settings, including pots, beds, and borders. Awarded the prestigious RHS Garden Merit, it signifies excellence and reliability for UK gardens, confirmed after rigorous assessments. The plant's tonal brilliance shines with striking leaves, creating vibrant displays even in dull shaded corners all year round. Known for resilience, 'Marmalade' is low-maintenance, fitting well in various garden designs such as cottage gardens, patios, flower borders, and underplanting. Whether you're an experienced gardener or a novice, this Heuchera promises an easy and visually appealing addition to your garden, offering unique foliage and interest throughout the seasons.  

Planting Conditions

For a thriving Heuchera 'Marmalade,' carefully select well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH, emphasising excellent drainage. Flourishing in partial to full shade, this perennial's captivating foliage stands out as a striking contrast in shaded areas, elevating borders or containers. Optimal planting time is during the Spring or Autumn, steering clear of frosty snaps for optimal establishment. Whether nestled in borders or gracing containers, 'Marmalade' injects a unique burst of colour into your garden all year round, creating an eye-catching focal point.

Watering & Feeding

Caring for Heuchera 'Marmalade' requires minimal effort in watering and feeding. Maintain consistently moist but not waterlogged soil, especially during dry spells. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertiliser in Spring for essential nutrients, promoting robust growth without overstimulating. The adaptability of this Heuchera variety makes it an ideal choice for hassle-free gardening. With attentive watering and occasional feeding, 'Marmalade' will flourish, showcasing its vibrant ruffled foliage. This low-maintenance perennial adds a unique touch to your garden space.

General Care

Heuchera 'Marmalade' is a low-maintenance delight in your garden. 'Marmalade' is resistant to most pests and diseases, adding to its fuss-free nature. Trim away any tired or damaged foliage at the base to rejuvenate the plant, and consider dividing it every few years to maintain vigour. With straightforward care and occasional pruning, 'Marmalade' thrives, showcasing its distinctive colourful foliage.