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Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' - Coral Bells

Perennials

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

Coral Bells

A garden staple, Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' has clump-forming maple-like leaves which are an attractive deep purple above and beet red beneath. Foliage color may fade to a bronze green in hot summers. Tiny, pinkish white, bell-shaped flowers in open, airy panicles are borne on slender, wiry, dark red stems extending well above the mound of leaves in late spring to early summer.

Additional:

1991 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Coral Bells Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Performs best in light to part shade, though it does better in full sun than most of the dark-leaved Heucheras. If grown in full sun, consistent moisture is needed and soil should not be allowed to dry out.

Height:

12-24 Inches

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Spread:

12-18 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Specimen
Cut Flower
Focal Point
Foliage Color
Purple
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