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Black Forest Cake Coral Bells

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With dark chocolate and cherry red hues, 'Black Forest Cake' Coral Bells is as attractive as its namesake dessert. Even before it blooms, this perennial draws the eye and complements the colors of neighboring plants with deep purple, nearly black scalloped foliage. In late spring and early summer, long-lasting spires of tiny red bell-shaped blooms float above the mounding foliage, attracting bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. (Heuchera)
key features
Botanical Name
Heuchera Black Forest Cake PPAF
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Cut Flowers, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
6-12" tall
Bloom Time


'Black Forest Cake' Coral Bells (PPAF) provides sophistication and striking contrast to landscape designs. Preferring part shade to full shade, Coral Bells are ideal for adding color to shady borders and woodland gardens. These compact plants are ideal along walkways, as groundcover in the front of a garden border, and they thrive as filler plants in containers where you can enjoy their beauty up close. They can tolerate sunny spots, but in areas with very hot summers, they will need protection from afternoon sun, which can burn the leaves; they perform best in a site with morning sun and well-drained soil that never gets boggy. Coral Bells are also well-suited to containers, where the mounding foliage and flower spikes add filler and a bit of thrill. Heucheras are native to the eastern half of the U.S., and this beauty is one of the many cultivars created from the native species.