The Main Plant entry for Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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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: Mississauga
By tinpins
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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
By Joy
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2015-06-20
By eclayne
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Location: my garden zone 7A Cape Cod, MADate: 2017-06-09
By sandnsea2
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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: 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: 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: Coastal San Diego County Date: 12-28-17Heuchera 'newest hybrids' seedlings from Swallowtail Seeds. Count
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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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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
What Perennials are you ordering 2018? by ge1836 Jan 16, 2018 8:01 PM 9
ID help by okgardens Dec 22, 2017 3:50 AM 11
Do deer eat your Heucheras? by Lakeside Dec 6, 2017 7:29 PM 3
2017 New to me by Cinta Nov 14, 2017 7:24 PM 6
What is this by Cechooker Oct 24, 2017 6:25 PM 9
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