Palace Purple Coralbells

Palace Purple Coralbells

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

$15.00

One of the first of many purple-leafed Coral Bells it features crinkly, maple-like foliage that go from bronzy-green to rich purple-red and is primarily grown for its dramatic foliage. Sprays of small creamy white, bell-shaped flowers bloom on purple stems in summer. Perennial Plant of the Year in 1991.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Early Summer, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Compact mounds of ruffled purple-red foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, a groundcover or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

 

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Mulch:

Apply mulch after ground freezes to prevent root heaving.

Soil Acidity:

Prefers rich, hummusy soils

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove stems of faded flowers to promote additional blooming. May be tidied up by removing any foliage that looks withered

Clump Division:

Divide clumps every 3-4 years

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

"Alum Root" (Heuchera americana) and some other varieties have been used medicinally for a number of purposes - unknown if Hybrid varieties have the same properties.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot