Scientific Name: Heuchera sanguinea
Common Name: coral bells, red coral bells
Family Name: Saxifragaceae
Origin: Mexico, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Semi-evergreen
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading, Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Attract birds, Container planting, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Palmate venation, Pubescent, Ovate, Ciliate, Crenate, Dentate
Flowers: Thyrse, Pink, Red, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, pubescent, most with 7 rounded lobes that are toothed or scalloped, blades up to 5cm wide, petioles up to 13cm long; florets showy, bell-shaped, sweetly fragrant, petals shorter than the pink to dark red sepals, up to 12mm wide; in open panicles 30-50cm tall.