Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Brownies') in the Coral Bells Database

Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 16x 24-36"
Recommendations: Give this one a lot of room
US Vendors: ww.perrenialnursery.com
Comments: Chocolate colored foliage turning green with purple undersides. A very hardy heuchera and of the villosas. Flowers mid Summer and can flower again in the Fall.
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 Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Comments:
Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 11, 2018 5:19 PM

I started my plants from seeds I got in a seed swap here in Jan. 2017 labeled 'Brownies'. I planted them Feb. 1, '17 and they grew well. This spring I planted them in pots and the new leaves for 2018 were very brown on some while other plants are a bright chartreuse green. Both are pretty with the large 3" to 4" leaves. I don't understand why some plants are different colors, but it's ok as they are all healthy and nice. I will see if their flower color is the same.

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