The Main Plant entry for Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Northwest NJDate: 2011-07-27
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Date: 2009-01-19Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries www.terranovanurseries.com [
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: 2018-08-28seed grown, a fav
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Location: Mississauga
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: 7-7-17seedling, pretty color
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: 2017-11-14seedling No ID
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: 2017-11-14No ID seedling
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Location: Northwest NJDate: 2009-07-18
By NJBob
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-06-17
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2015-06-20
By eclayne
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: May 7, 2017very large & pretty
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: May 15, 2017like the colors
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Location: my garden zone 7A Cape Cod, MADate: 2017-06-09
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Location: Central Kansas (Zone 6b)Date: 2015-05-14Receives only morning sun.
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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Gardens - Davenport, IowaDate: 7-3-11
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Location: my garden zone 7A Cape Cod, MADate: 2017-06-09
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 12-28-17Heuchera 'newest hybrids' seedlings from Swallowtail Seeds. Count
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: 2018-03-17I like the color
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-10-08
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Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2015-12-05
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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 20, 2013 3:44 AM

Taken from wikipedia's page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H...

"The genus Heuchera includes at least 50 species of herbaceous perennial plants in the family Saxifragaceae, all native to North America. Common names include alumroot and coral bells. They have palmately lobed leaves on long petioles, and a thick, woody rootstock. The genus was named after Johann Heinrich von Heucher (1677–1746), an 18th-century German physician.

Alumroot species grow in varied habitats, so some species look quite different from one another, and have varying preferences regarding temperature, soil, and other natural factors. H. maxima is found on the Channel Islands of California, where it grows on rocky, windy, saline-washed ocean shores. H. sanguinea, called coral bells because of its terra cotta-colored flowers, can be found in the warm, dry canyons of Arizona."

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carlysuko On July 6, 2018 Transplanted
Planted seedlings out into the garden
carlysuko On December 3, 2017 Seeds germinated
Hooray seeds are starting to germinate!
carlysuko On November 18, 2017 Seeds sown
Obtained seeds from Swallowtail Garden Seeds, 'Newest Hybrid' strain. Sowed in 6 cell pack, medium used was jiffy seed starting mix, with perlite mixed in. Put a plastic dome on top.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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heuchera photo by springcolor Nov 29, 2011 8:27 PM 5
Heuchera Fantastic by springcolor Dec 15, 2011 1:53 AM 4
Misidentified photo by growitall Mar 28, 2014 11:45 PM 9
Not Heuchera richardsonii by growitall Apr 2, 2014 8:41 PM 2
chocolate/plum flower stem by chickhill May 17, 2017 12:00 AM 3
2016 seedlings by chickhill May 17, 2017 10:25 PM 1
Rabbit by sandnsea2 Jun 10, 2017 6:15 AM 2
Coral Bells self sterile? by keithp2012 Nov 14, 2018 11:45 PM 4
Potted Perennials - to plant, or not to plant, before winter by cscott5920 Oct 30, 2018 5:03 AM 2
Sedum problem by BarbieDoll51 Oct 13, 2018 9:40 AM 11
Will my evergreen container stay green? by CrazedHoosier Oct 2, 2018 12:03 PM 2
Heuchera by MDog1983 Sep 30, 2018 7:55 PM 11
Deer eating everything by gardenerne Oct 24, 2018 12:54 PM 33
Filigree Flora clematis Evipo029 suggested spot by AlexUnder Oct 4, 2018 9:08 PM 13
Have iris ensata, hellebore seedlings and more by daylilly99 Oct 6, 2018 6:28 AM 5
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni Dec 14, 2018 12:33 AM 414
New Garden and seasonally changing sunlight levels by enitkinas Sep 17, 2018 4:21 AM 5

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