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Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' (Coral Bells)

Coral Bells 'Palace Purple', Alum Root 'Palace Purple'


One of the most widely planted variety of Coral Bells, award winning Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' features very large, lustrous, star-shaped leaves, ranging in color from deep olive green to purplish-bronze to brilliant deep purple. Their undersides are a striking metallic amethyst purple. In late spring to midsummer, panicles of small, bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers bloom on slender, dark red stems rising up to 20 in. (50 cm), well above the evergreen foliage. A great addition to the rock garden, perennial border, as edging along paths or in containers.

  • 1991 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year.
  • This clump-forming perennial forms basal mounds, up to 8-12 in. tall (20-30 cm) with a spread of 16 in. (40 cm). This sturdy performer is not only easy to grow, but also requires little maintenance and is pest and disease free!
  • Performs best in part 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, woodland gardens and is ideal as a groundcover, edger along paths 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 Heuchera - Coral Bells
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 8" – 1' (20cm – 30cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit, Salt
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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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 Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 8" – 1' (20cm – 30cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit, Salt
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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