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Tyler

Heuchera

{ Alum root obsidian; Coral drops }

£10.00

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About Tyler

Tyler's not like other boys. Whereas most perennials lose their leaves during the winter months, this coveted fella keeps his foliage all through the year. What's more, is that said foliage is pretty unique: his leaves come in a stunning array of autumnal colours, living anywhere on the spectrum from caramel to aubergine to black. Our Tylers are some of the prettiest of his kind - either a fiery boysenberry red (Indian Summer Boysenberry) or a deep, regal-looking plum (Indian Summer Black Beauty). His leaves often have intricate vein-like patterns running through them, and no two are quite alike.

Bell-shaped blooms may appear on Tyler in the springtime, adding even more depth and colour to this already well-dressed dude. The blossoms can be white, coral, pink, or red, depending on Tyler's colour scheme.

Quick Facts:

Botanical name: Heuchera Indian Summer Boysenberry; Indian Summer Black Beauty

Nicknames: Coral Bells, Alumroot

Plant type: Evergreen perennial / Outdoor

Toxicity: Non-toxic

Current height: 40-50cm

Nursery pot: 19cm

Pro level: Easy

How to care for Tyler (Coral bells)

The basics

Tyler is pretty sturdy and doesn't need much care. Water him if his soil feels too dry, but in most cases, rainfall should be enough.

Tyler likes partial or full shade best, but will be fine in full sun with a little extra watering.

He's fine in any soil type. When you take him out of his nursery pot and plant him in a new pot or garden bed, he'll be more than happy in our multi-purpose compost.

Going the extra mile

Remove any dead or ugly leaves in the springtime to encourage new ones to grow in prettier.

Every three or so years, you can separate Tyler into thirds in order to get three distinct new plants (make sure roots are attached when you do so). Then, replant the new guys in another pot or a new spot in the garden. This will keep the original Tyler looking young and vibrant, and allow new ones to grow at the same time.