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Coral Bells, Alum Root
Scientific Name: Heuchera sanguinea Engelm.
Family: Saxifragaceae
Coral Bells, Alum Root (Heuchera sanguinea)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Arizona, Mexico, Guatemala

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 20 inches tall (50 cm), 20 inches spread (50 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, well drained soil.

Propagation: Division in spring, leaf cuttings in summer (use leaf and a piece of leaf stalk), seeds in spring

Cultural Practices:
The Coral Bells like a humus-rich, well-drained soil. Plant 12 inches apart (30 cm), with the crowns slightly below soil level.

Blooming Habits:
Heucheras have small red, bell-shaped flowers mostly in early summer, sometimes used as cut flowers. Cutting spent flowers help in getting more flowers.

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