Coral Bells (Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride') in the Coral Bells Database

Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: Height 18 - 24 inches
US Vendors: Several
Comments: It is noted for its large, hairy, triangularly-lobed (7-9 lobes), sharply-toothed, green leaves (to 5" across) that have a velvety texture, its hairy, rusty-brown flowering stems and leaf stalks and its late summer flowering
Water Requirements: Average
Moist
Does Not Like Wet Feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monoecious

3.16.11 - SE (Middle,TN) Zone 6a

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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 12, 2018 1:19 PM

This is the most common cultivar of the Hairy Alumroot. It is sold by some native plant nurseries, as North Creek Nursery in southeast Pennsylvania, and by larger conventional garden centers with a diverse array of perennials. I only see it occasionally in gardens and landscapes, as most people don't know this nice plant. It likes part shade and moist, rich soil best, but tolerates dry soil and full shade. It can be divided every 3 to 4 years if needed. Flower clusters can be deadheaded to extend bloom.

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