Common Name : heuchera ‘Silver Gumdrop’Family : SaxifragaceaeType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : TuftedHeight : 10-50 cmSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : Pink& RedFlowering from : Juneto JulyFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Siver& PurpleSunlight : Full Sun / Part Shade / Full ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterHardiness: Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe -20° to -15°
If you’re looking for a silver Heuchera to brighten up your shade area, you’ve found it. Unlike other silver Heucheras on the market, ‘Silver Gumdrop’ has vibrant pink flowers instead of the typical white or cream. Match it with its silver, iridescent leaves with a semi-glossy finish and you have a winning combination. ‘Silver Gumdrop’ is a smaller scale Heuchera, the perfect size for a container. Growers and gardeners alike will be pleased that it is a vigorous grower for its size. Its silver leaves take on a rosy blush overtone later in the season for additional interest.
This plant is a Heuchera villosa hybrid. The H. villosa species is a large, late blooming type that exhibits an increased tolerance of high heat and humidity over other species. Most produce cream flowers in midsummer, though they are grown more for their fantastic foliage. H. villosa is native to the southeastern United States.