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Heuchera ‘Delta Dawn’ (Coral Bells)

Coral Bells 'Delta Dawn', Alum Root 'Delta Dawn'

Heuchera 'Delta Dawn', Coral Bells 'Delta Dawn', Alum Root 'Delta Dawn', Shade plants, Evergreen plants, Yellow Heuchera, Green Heuchera
Heuchera 'Delta Dawn', Coral Bells 'Delta Dawn', Alum Root 'Delta Dawn', Shade plants, Evergreen plants, Yellow Heuchera, Green Heuchera
Heuchera 'Delta Dawn', Coral Bells 'Delta Dawn', Alum Root 'Delta Dawn', Shade plants, Evergreen plants, Yellow Heuchera, Green Heuchera

Electrify your landscape with Heuchera ‘Delta Dawn’, a lovely variety of Coral Bells with bold evergreen foliage of lobed, rounded, gold-to-lime leaves contrasting with their red centers in the spring and fall. In late spring to early summer, the leaf red veins intensify, running like rivers to the sea, hence the ‘Delta Dawn’ name. This Heuchera is prized by gardeners for its strong and vigorous habit as well as its heat and humidity tolerance.

  • This clump-forming perennial forms basal mounds, up to 8-12 in. tall (20-30 cm) with a spread of 12 in. (30 cm). It is a sturdy performer that is not only easy to grow, but also requires little maintenance and is pest and disease free!
  • Performs best in part shade to full shade, in rich, humusy, medium moisture, well-drained soils. If grown in full sun, make sure the soil remains consistently moist or the foliage might decline. Thrives in dry shade, once established.
  • It is attractive to butterflies and often ignored by deer.
  • A spectacular addition to beds, borders, rock gardens, or in containers. Fabulous when planted in groups!
  • Divide clumps in spring every 3-4 years.
  • Remove stems of faded flowers to promote additional bloom. Apply winter mulch after the ground freezes to help prevent root heaving.
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
Common names Coral Bells, Alum Root
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 8" - 1'
(20cm - 30cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 9" - 12"
(23cm - 30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Full Shade, Deer
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Gravel and Rock Garden, City and Courtyard
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Heuchera ‘Pluie de Feu’ (Coral Bells)
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Heuchera ‘Milan’ (Coral Bells)
Heuchera ‘Berry Smoothie’ (Coral Bells)
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Recommended Companion Plants

Rosa Queen of Sweden (English Rose)
Geranium ‘Rozanne’ (Cranesbill)
Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
Common names Coral Bells, Alum Root
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 8" - 1'
(20cm - 30cm)
Spread 10" - 1'
(25cm - 30cm)
Spacing 9" - 12"
(23cm - 30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Full Shade, Deer
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Gravel and Rock Garden, City and Courtyard
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Do I Need?
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