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Heuchera 'Ginger Ale' (Coral Bells)

Coral Bells 'Ginger Ale', Alum Root 'Ginger Ale', Coral Flower 'Ginger Ale'


Heuchera 'Ginger Ale' is a particularly attractive variety of Coral Bells with its unusual foliage of lobed, rounded, long-petioled, soft ginger ale leaves with a silver sheen, dark veins and amber-coral undersides.

  • In late spring to midsummer, panicles of small, bell-shaped, ginger yellow and light pink flowers bloom on slender stems rising up to 18 in. (45 cm) above the semi-evergreen foliage. This Heuchera' is prized by gardeners for its ability to complement so many colors, thanks to its perfect neutral tones. versatile plant which looks great both in the garden and in combination container plantings. It is droughtheat and humidity tolerant.
  • This clump-forming perennial forms basal mounds, up to 9 in. tall (22 cm) with a spread of 10 in. (25 cm). This sturdy performer is not only easy to grow, but also requires little maintenance and is virtually pest free! Some susceptibility to Heuchera rust, root weevils and powdery mildew.
  • Performs best in part shade, in richhumusymedium moisturewell-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 bedsbordersrock gardenswoodland 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.

Heuchera is a genus of semi-evergreen perennials that are popular for their tidy mounds of colorful foliage, often purple of bronze tinted, and their long, wands of tiny bell-shaped flowers appearing in spring until early summer. Fabulous as groundcover, they are indispensable elements of the shade garden.

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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 Heuchera - Coral Bells
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 9" – 2' (22cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 9" – 12" (22cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Pictures are courtesy of Terra Nova® Nurseries, Inc. www.terranovanurseries.com

While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


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 Heuchera - Coral Bells
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 9" – 2' (22cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 9" – 12" (22cm – 30cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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