Coral Bells - Cinnamon (Heuchera)
This distinctive coral bells forms a tidy mound of glossy, incredibly ruffled leaves. It emerges fiery orange-red in spring, then turns a unique blend of coppery orange, red, and purple tones. This selection is grown for its ornamental foliage, not its insignificant flowers. Try it in containers or near the front of the border. Best seller: foliage interest, fall interest, deadheading not necessary, drought tolerant, attracts: birds, hummingbirds, native to north America, characteristics: plant type: perennial, height category: short, garden height: 8 - 12 inches, scape height: 16 - 18 inches, spacing: 8 - 12 inches, spread: 12 - 16 inches, flower colors: white, flower shade: white, foliage colors: red, foliage shade: red, habit: mounded, container role: filler, plant needs: light requirement: sun or shade, maintenance category: easy, bloom time: grown for foliage, hardiness zones: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, water category: average, soil fertility requirement: average soil, uses: container, landscape, uses notes: great in landscapes or containers. Maintenance notes: they begin blooming in early spring. Deadheading won't keep them blooming longer. However, removing the flower stems once the plant has finished blooming will keep them looking tidier. Plants can be divided in spring or fall for personal use. An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.