Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Fire Alarm') in the Coral Bells Database

Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 13 inches x 14 inches
USDA Zone Range: 4
5
6
7
8
9
Water Requirements: Average
Does Not Like Wet Feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Spread: 14 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Other: June, July, August
Inflorescence Height: 13 inches
Foliage Mound Height: 9 inches
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP24525; EU37063

Beautiful fall color

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Comments:
Posted by NJBob (Vernon N.J. - Zone 6a) on Dec 13, 2011 9:16 AM

This is a new introduction for 2012 that is an improved version of Autumn Leaves. The leaves are supposed to be the reddest of any Heuchera and change color with the seasons. Best color in sun to partial shade.

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Plant Events from our members
christine2 On May 1, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
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MissMew On October 24, 2017 Transplanted
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