Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Amethyst Myst') in the Coral Bells Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Amethyst Mist

Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 12"x17" with flower scapes reaching 26"
Recommendations: Containers, general gardening, mass plantings, ground cover
US Vendors: walters gardens
Comments: Deep Purple leaves with silver overlay
USDA Zone Range: 4
5
6
7
8
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: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 17 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Other: Leaf cuttings must include part of the petiole in order to root. Root in moist vermiculite.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Date: 2017-04-09
By Calif_Sue
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Date: 2011-12-18
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Location: My gardenDate: 2018-05-03
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Location: Shade Northwest N.J.Date: Sept.
By NJBob
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Location: Suburban Denver, ColoradoDate: 2012-07-12love the tones of purple
By CDsSister
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Date: 2012-04-16
By Paul2032
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Location: My GardenDate: 2016-03-27
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-10-08
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Date: 2007-09-27Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries,Inc. www.terranovanurseries.c
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8bDate: 2012-05-30
By Joy
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8bDate: 2012-05-30
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-24
By chelle
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Location: Hosta kitchen garden - morning sun only.Date: 2015-12-14Beautiful especially for December!
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Location: Hosta kitchen garden - morning sun only.Date: 2015-12-14
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Comments:
Posted by RoseBlush1 (Weaverville, California - Zone 8a) on Jun 3, 2014 7:44 PM

I am amazed at the variation in the color of the foliage on each leaf on the plant in my dry climate.

This is a plant that is for the back of the bed in my climate as it is not a small plant.

Smiles,
Lyn

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