Northern Exposure Purple Coral Bells (Heuchera x ‘TNHEUNEP’)
Northern Exposure Purple Coral Bells
Take your landscape design to the limit with Northern Exposure™ Purple Coral Bells (Heuchera x ‘TNHEUNEP’). This selection of native Heuchera grows in tough conditions and develops an amazing color display. Nothing could be easier to grow and enjoy than this Coral Bells with its exceptionally bold purple tones. Each large, round, lobed leaf is coated with a brilliant silvery overlay, which highlights the gray-green veins to perfection!
This durable classic can be grown across most of the United States. It’s cold-hardy and heat tolerant, and deer leave them alone. You’ll love the airy clusters of bell-shaped, pink summer blooms! Watch as the clusters emerge along a long, slender flower scape…held high up above the stunning foliage. Gorgeous in bouquets, these bell-shaped blossoms are clustered along these scapes are bell-shaped, yellow blooms. There won’t be a moment when butterflies and Hummingbirds don’t come around, seeking nectar.
Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 10 and is an incredibly cold-hardy perennial and extremely adaptable to sun, soil type, and moisture needs! growing 12 inches in height when in bloom, and just 18-20 inches wide, forming a lovely mounded spreading clump. No matter where you plant it, this long-lived herbaceous perennial handles it all! Often evergreen to semi-evergreen in warmer climates and mild winters, these are heat and humidity-resistant and highly adaptable low-growing plants!
Bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds will make the most of the nectar! Mass these to create a drift of deep color in your Pollinator Garden, and you’ll “pop” the candy-colors of Bee Balm and Coneflower! The ruffled foliage adds lacy delights to Rock Gardens and Cottage borders alike.
Coral Bells are low-growing perennial that fills in all the bare “nooks and crannies” in your borders and beds! This is a wonderful choice … whether you are just starting out as a novice gardener, or have recently purchased a “blank slate” property. It’s also well worth the hunt for an available spot in a lush plant-lovers paradise!
Add to borders and beds, or keep them in mixed garden planters. They’ll spread to fill open spaces with vivid style. This choice selection makes a sophisticated “Filler” in outdoor containers. Keep them on your patio, or balcony for designer style in a small space garden. Fantastic as spillers in planters, or over garden edges, these are delightful facer plants and shady front-of-the-border accents! Line paths and driveways with silvery foliage!
Coral Bells are cold-hardy throughout USDA growing zones 4 to 9, and are easy to grow for even the most novice gardener! These ornamental Perennials do well in full sun in the cooler climates, and in partial shade everywhere. Plant in enriched, well-drained soil with regular moisture to keep Coral Bells happy, and water them well in the heat of summer and the winter months. They can tolerate full shade in the hottest of growing zones! Be careful not to bury the plant too deeply…keep the crowns up high with about an inch of nursery dirt showing above ground. A 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system.
It will do best with a moderate amount of water on a regular basis. Northern Exposure™ Purple Coral Bells are easy enough for beginners to grow, as well! Add a three-inch layer of mulch to cover the base, but pull it back away from directly touching the stems. In spring, gently pull the old or winter-damaged leaves away and you’ll be ready for a dazzling new season.
|Common name||Northern Exposure Purple Coral Bells|
|Botanical name||Heuchera x 'TNHEUNEP'|
|Width||18 - 20 inches|
|Sunlight||Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade|
|Soil condition||Well Drained|
|Pruning time||Early Spring|