Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Southern Comfort') in the Coral Bells Database

Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 14-22" tall x 14" wide
Comments: Deer and rabbit resistant, attracts butterflies. Leaves can be as large as your hand. Brighter color than Caramel.
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: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 14 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Cuttings: Root
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP20,364 (2009)
Parentage: Sparkling Burgundy x Heuchera villosa
Child plants: one child plant

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Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Part 1)Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Part 1)
July 13, 2011

Built in 1514, Hampton Court Palace was home to King Henry VIII and is stunning, as are the gardens. It is now also home to the worlds biggest flower show! Unfortunately the day I went it rained and rained, but bear with me as I go through acres of mud to show you some of the sights!

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Posted by ssgardener (Silver Spring, MD - Zone 7a) on Mar 12, 2013 8:29 AM

Another heuchera that doesn't photograph well. It's a very vigorous grower with large leaves. The leaves have pretty variegation in the winter.

I know heuchera are supposed to be deer "resistant," but the local deer ate every last leaf at a neighbor's home.

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Posted by Tepelus (Nashville, Michigan - Zone 6a) on Apr 19, 2013 4:15 PM

Nice spring color, turns olive green in the summer. New growth in the fall is similar to spring color. Grows quickly once it's in a happy place.

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Posted by ColoradoNan (Southern Colorado - Zone 6a) on Apr 13, 2015 2:33 PM

Is the height given for foliage + flower or just the foliage 'mound'? Thanks for help.

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