Coral Bells (Heuchera sanguinea 'Ruby Bells') in the Coral Bells Database

Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 8-10"x12-18"
Recommendations: Recommended for it's bright red flowers
Comments: attracts hummingbirds
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: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Location: My Cincinnati Ohio gardenDate: 2013-06-22Wintersown heuchera fully grown and blooming
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: May 6, 2009 8:14 AM
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Location: My garden zone 5Date: 2019-06-16
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Location: Cincinnati, OhDate: June 2011Group of wintersown heuchera Ruby Bells
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Posted by kqcrna (Cincinnati, Oh - Zone 6a) on Sep 29, 2011 5:20 AM

I love seeing photos of Ruby Bells in bloom in someone's garden. It helps to know what my babies might look like when they grow up.

The wintersown seedlings have done extremely well in their first summer. Though they haven't bloomed, they have formed nice healthy looking little plants.

Update 2013: I posted an updated photo of my wintersown plants as adults. The foliage is plain green all year, but it blooms heavily over a long period.

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