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Plant Trading: Coral Bells - Heuchera to trade

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Pensacola, FL
(Zone 8b)

February 11, 2013
5:22 PM

Post #9416000

Need plants! New property with nothing much but grass - starting over so will likely trade for anything!! I can send root clump with starts from mother plant.

Cochran, GA

February 23, 2013
4:57 PM

Post #9429273

What kind do you have?
Minneola, KS
(Zone 6a)

February 24, 2013
7:53 AM

Post #9429713

As soon as plants are up again and I know what I have (will prob have spiderwort, bees balm, purple coneflower, lambs ear, and maybe some more, I don't really know. I am in the process of trying to go from more annuals to more perennials so someday I'll have a lot more to share. Currently under a lot of snow (thank God for the snow to keep plants warm) with another bought of snow coming in tonight. I really don't need coral bells though, I have a bad tendency to kill them when I have tried them.
Pensacola, FL
(Zone 8b)

February 24, 2013
12:23 PM

Post #9430024

Lindaraley - I have coral bells
(Pam) Warren, CT
(Zone 5b)

February 24, 2013
8:01 PM

Post #9430486

Here's an excerpt from an article about coral bells on DG:

If you donít have Coral Bells (Heuchera) in your gardening repertoire, you are missing out on a vast palette of purples, chartreuses, grays and oranges in your yard. Also known as Alum Root, Heuchera (pronounced HEW-ker-uh) is a beautiful genus of perennial foliage plants that will add a punch of color to any spot in your garden. Heucheras come in all sorts of colors, shapes, sizes and growing needs. Some do well in shade; others can thrive in full sun. They are drought tolerant, very cold hardy (Zone 4), and many of them will even stay evergreen through the winter.

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Can you be more specific about what you have?

Thanks, Pam
Pensacola, FL
(Zone 8b)

February 26, 2013
4:02 PM

Post #9432854

Sorry if I am not being as specific as I can be. When this was purchased a few years ago it was simply labeled Heuchera "Coral Bells". I had assumed Coral Bells is the cultivar of the more basic Heuchera. It is green when new leaves come on and they mature to a very deep burgundy/purple color. I am still rather new at posting on here or would try to post a photo.

(Pam) Warren, CT
(Zone 5b)

February 26, 2013
9:07 PM

Post #9433158

It sounds very pretty. I have a few of the dark leaved cultivars and love them.

If you have pictures on your computer already, it's easy to post them. You just click on 'choose a file,' then when the box comes up you navigate to the folder that has the one you want to show.

Good luck!



Hazel Crest, IL
(Zone 5a)

March 1, 2013
3:40 AM

Post #9435167

I would love to add some more to my garden. I already have the older variety and a few of the newer ones. Mike

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Pensacola, FL
(Zone 8b)

March 3, 2013
8:36 AM

Post #9437421

It is the variety on the far left of HazelCrestMikeB's photo above this post.


(Carole) Cleveland, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 7, 2013
6:57 AM

Post #9474483

I absolutely ADORE Coral Bells.
Please have a look at my have list. If you see anything you want, please let me know!!

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