Heuchera sanguinea
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Heuchera sanguinea

coral bells

  family saxifragaceae 
  genus heuchera 

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Genus  Heuchera Species  sanguinea Variety  Cultivar  Common names  coral bells Family  SAXIFRAGACEAE Specimen number  S11543 Data source  CrscntBlm;HtZn p125;HumGrdn p75;HumGrdn p52;Xeri p289
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Clump forming Overall height  1' - 2' Overall spread  6" - 2'
Sunshine  Various Water  Moist to wet Optimal soil texture  Soil texture 22-23 Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 03a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 08-02 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Harmony Farm Supply Compost  no Size at acquisition  6 pack Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Heuchera sanguinea attracts hummingbirds. Coral bells can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -40� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. It usually does best in moist to wet soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  yes Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Division Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Propagation of Heuchera sanguinea can be achieved by division. Coral bells is considered to have originated from Southeastern Arizona & Mexico and Mexico and Arizona.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Heuchera sanguinea is a perennial. Coral bells is evergreen. Leaves: This plant has pretty evergreen leaves. Flowers: This species has tiny flowers on dangling on slender upright to nodding stems. Flowers are often found in such colors as red, pink, white or violet.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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