Coral Bells (Heuchera Dolce® Peach Melba) in the Coral Bells Database

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Trade name information:
Series: Dolce®
Trade Name: Peach Melba
Cultivar name: 'Tnheu043'
Common names:
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Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
USDA Zone Range: 4
Water Requirements: Average
Does Not Like Wet Feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 10-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 17131 Can. Can.: 2865

Peach Melba

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Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jun 8, 2017 5:44 AM

Peach Melba has been a very poor performer in my zone 6b gardens. I have had two plants for several years, and neither has increased in size. They have struggled so much that I am amazed that they are still alive. I have moved them to a variety of locations with different amounts of shade and water, but nothing has made them happy.

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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Oct 2, 2011 11:34 AM

The second year it was more of a peach color, but didn't get as large. Not a real vigorous grower here in zone 4.

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Posted by CDsSister (Greenwood Village, CO - Zone 5b) on Jul 22, 2012 8:44 PM

Love the variation in the colors and the red stems

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Apr 28, 2017 2:43 PM

I've had this plant for a few seasons now and I really don't have much good to say about it. The leaf color is wonderful...that much I'll give it. But it is simply not a good grower for me. While other Heuchera planted nearby do very well, this one struggles every year and has progressively gotten smaller each season. This is likely its last year for me before it goes to the compost bin unless it does something dramatically different...but so far, it looks like more of the same. Slow growth and smaller than it's ever been.

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