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Coral Bells Palace Purple

Palace Purple is a now famous Heuchera, known for beautiful foliage and flowers. To 18" tall. (Heuchera micrantha)

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 18-20" tall, 12-18" wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 1HEUC
Common Name Coral Bells
Botanical Name Heuchera micrantha
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color White
Estimated Mature Height 18-20" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Burgundy
Foliage Shiny leaves in shades of deep olive green to bronzy purple with purple undersides.
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Containers, Cut Flowers, Borders
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Palace Purple is one of the Coral Bells that started the current craze. Hybridized from a naturally purple-leaved native species, bloom is pink and quite dramatic against the dark leaves.

A whole new group for your garden. Coral Bells, or the Heuchera are a group of small perennials commonly found as native plants in North American woodlands, and they've been ignored until recently. During the 1990s, some enterprising US nurserymen realized the Coral Bells were diamonds in the rough, and went to work. Their efforts have created a mini-sensation in the world of perennials, as more and more gardeners discover these great plants.

Some of the natives are alpines from the Rockies, others are dwellers in lowland southeastern forests. But all have several wonderful things in common.

They have beautiful foliage, with large leaves in several colors that remind many of grape leaves, and the foliage lasts through the winter. With hybridization, some of the foliage colors have become truly spectacular, with rich shades and fascinating bi-colors.

Now there are new Heuchera hybrids almost every year, and the group gains popularity all the time. They take full sun or partial shade. And while most of these are grown for their handsome foliage, many also have lovely flowers, some spectacular. Best of all, the plants bloom for weeks and weeks. The flowers rise from a clump of leaves on elegant, thin stems which are lined with the small bell-like blooms.

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5.0

Beautiful and Healthy

By Playing in the dirt

from Atlanta. GA

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Pros

  • Fast-growing Colorful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Borders
    • Edging

    Comments about Coral Bells Palace Purple:

    I bought 12 of these heuchera 6 weeks ago...they have more than doubled in size, are blooming, and the leaf color is amazing! They're a wonderful contrast to all the green foliage in my garden. A wonderful plant! (I attribute the vigor of these to the fantastic packaging by American Meadows.)

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    4.0

    Pretty - less deer resistant than most

    By run65

    from Va

    Pros

    • Easy to Grow
    • Nice color
    • Transplants Well

    Cons

    • Deer Not Deterrd

    Best Uses

      Comments about Coral Bells Palace Purple:

      Only down side is in my area,when the deer run out of their staples they go to this plant first. Every year it comes back but does not get any bigger

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      Shipping

      Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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