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The Beautiful Hues of Heuchera

Heuchera, also known as Coral Bells, are excellent shade garden plants with interesting foliage of various colors. Leaves are heart shaped and boldly veined; some feature bold dark, silvery, or chartreuse green foliage. Coral Bells bloom in the late spring or summer; blooms rise up above the foliage in a long slender stalk and feature small blooms. Plant Heuchera an inch or so above surrounding ground to ensure that the crown of the plant is above soil level. They are also semi-evergreen in central Arkansas, making them great plants for containers. You can grow them in planters, then after a season or two, plant them in a shady garden location.

  • Shade to Part Sun
  • Great in containers
  • Plant in fertile, well-drained soil
  • Can be divided every 3 to 5 years, during fall
  • Plant size and foliage color is variety specific