heucherella x 'solar eclipse' (coral bells)

Size: 1 gallon
  • tight spikes of white flowers
  • large lobed leaves
  • leaves are deep red with a fine gold margin
  • semi evergreen, dense, mounding habit
  • fast grower
  • bloom time: april to june
  • zone 4
  • height 25-30cm
  • spread 40-50cm
  • colour white
  • grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial sun
  • newer cultivars are bred to tolerate more extreme growing conditions such as drought, heat, humidity, and exposure levels
  • heuchera are very versatile and create an excellent, colour, contrast option, in mass or as an individual, accent perennial
  • remove spent flowers from taller cultivars to keep a uniform appearance
  • when planting, it is important to note that the crown should remain slightly above the soil level to prevent stem rot
  • root weevils are a common problem for coral bells
  • partial sun/shade, full shade
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • attracts butterflies
  • low maintenance
  • evergreen
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)