Coral Bells (Heuchera sanguinea) in the Coral Bells Database

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Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 12-18 inches
USDA Zone Range: 3
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
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Photo by Kurt Stüber

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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-05-15
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Location: Lake Stevens, WADate: 2016-10-13
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Location: Lake Stevens, WADate: 2016-10-13Look closely and see how they are textured.
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-05-18
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