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Heuchera villosa 'Plum Pudding' - Coral Bells

Perennials

Heuchera villosa 'Plum Pudding'

Coral Bells

'Plum Pudding' is a hybrid coral bells cultivar. It is a clump-forming perennial which features large, shiny, silvery, plum-purple leaves with dark-purple veining and conspicuous but non-showy whitish flowers. The rounded, lobed leaves form a basal mound which may spread to 16" wide. Tiny whitish flowers borne in open, airy panicles appear in late spring to early summer on slender wiry stems rising well above the foliage mound. 

Additional:

The villosa species exhibits an increased tolerance of high heat and humidity over other species.

Coral Bells Growing and Maintenance Tips:

'Plum Pudding' prefers reasonably moist, fertile, well-drained soil and a site receiving partial sun to partial shade. Avoid full sun for best coloration.

Height:

8-12 Inches

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Spread:

12-18 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Heuchera villosa 'Plum Pudding'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Specimen
Edging
Focal Point
Foliage Color
Purple
Silver
Great Companion Plants for Heuchera villosa 'Plum Pudding'
False Spirea False Spirea (Astilbe x japonica 'Deutschland')
Japanese Painted Fern Japanese Painted Fern (Fern, Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum')
Bleeding Heart Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba')
Japanese Forest Grass Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold')
Blue Sedge Blue Sedge (Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger')
Plantain Lily Plantain Lily (Hosta 'Stained Glass')
Chinese Astilbe Chinese Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis 'Little Vision in Purple')
Bugleweed Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow')
Similar Plants to Heuchera villosa 'Plum Pudding'
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple')
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