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Heuchera ‘Spellbound’ (Coral Bells)

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Heuchera 'Spellbound', Coral Bells 'Spellbound', Alum Root 'Spellbound', Coral Flower 'Spellbound', Shade plants, Evergreen plants, Silver Heuchera, Purple Heuchera
Heuchera 'Spellbound', Coral Bells 'Spellbound', Alum Root 'Spellbound', Coral Flower 'Spellbound', Shade plants, Evergreen plants, Silver Heuchera, Purple Heuchera

Prized for its incredible foliage, Heuchera ‘Spellbound’ (Coral Bells) is a compact evergreen perennial forming a dense mound of large, ruffled, silver leaves with tints of rose-purple. The purple tones are more prominent in the spring and fall. Silver tones are more prevalent in shade. Blooming from late spring to fall, masses of small, bell-shaped, white flowers appear on burgundy stems rising up to 16 in. (40 cm) above the foliage. Fast-growing and vigorous, this dazzling heuchera combines extremely well with a wide range of colors and helps create wonderful plant combinations in gardens or pots. A sturdy performer that is not only easy to grow, but also requires little maintenance. Wonderful as an accent, in containers or in the landscape.

  • Forms a basal mound up to 9 in. tall (22 cm) and 16 in. wide (40 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun to part shade in rich, humusy, moist, 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. Salt tolerant.
  • It is attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds and is often ignored by deer.
  • A spectacular addition to beds and borders, city gardens, cottage gardens, coastal gardens, and woodland gardens and is ideal as a groundcover, edger along paths, or in containers. Fabulous when planted in groups!
  • Keep an eye out for vine weevil, leaf, and bud eelworm.
  • Propagate by division in autumn. 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.

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 Alum Root, Coral Bells
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 9" - 2'
(23cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Banks And Slopes, Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden
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Heuchera ‘Berry Smoothie’ (Coral Bells)
Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ (Coral Bells)
Heuchera ‘Midnight Ruffles’ (Coral Bells)

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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.
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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 Alum Root, Coral Bells
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 9" - 2'
(23cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Banks And Slopes, Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers, Underplanting Roses And Shrubs
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden
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