Coral Bells, Alumroot, Coralbells, Alum Root 'Georgia Peach'


Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Georgia Peach
Additional cultivar information:(PP19375)
Hybridized by Egger-Terra Nova Nurseries
Registered or introduced: 2007
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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)


USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

White/Near White


Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall



Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:



Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Salerno, California

Cordele, Georgia

Bloomingdale, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Crystal Lake, Illinois

Homewood, Illinois

Lake In The Hills, Illinois

Tracy, Iowa

Hebron, Kentucky

Bordelonville, Louisiana

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Dracut, Massachusetts

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Hopkins, Minnesota

Winchester, New Hampshire

Bayside, New York

Greenlawn, New York

Clyde, Ohio

Fremont, Ohio

Wilsonville, Oregon

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Conway, South Carolina

Christiana, Tennessee

Portsmouth, Virginia

Arlington, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Oak Harbor, Washington

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 26, 2010, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

I'm a real fan of coral bells in general, but this one is my absolute favorite. I have a couple in my shade garden and they literally glow in the afternoon sun. The leaves are fairly large and they hold their color very well. The flowers are a light pink. This one isn't as floriferous as some others I have, but I don't mind. GP looks great combined with Tiramisu and Green Spice!


On May 2, 2010, ChrisZ5 from Tracy, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

We planted this coral bell last spring. It was one of the first plants to show life after the snow finally melted in early March. It has beautiful "peach" coloring. It was almost covered with a nearby invasive Oriental Limelight artemisia. When we uncovered it, the growth had not been diminished at all. Want to find another one as I don't want to divide this one yet.


On Apr 11, 2010, sharonf1 from Lake in the Hills, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

I planted this the middle of last summer. After the snow melted it was in the best shape of all the new plants in the same area. It's been a few months since then and I still still can't find leaves that need trimming. New leaves are emerging fine while the old continue to flourish. All visitors this spring have admired and commented on the plant so it definitely has crowd appeal! And definitely a "keeper" for me.


On Nov 22, 2009, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This plant gives one of the very best color shows of any Heuchera. It is a fairly large Heuchera and seems to enjoy shade and some sun. This plant is sure to be a nice addition to most any garden.


On Aug 19, 2009, Noelle216 from Bayside, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

I bought 3 Georgia Peach heucheras in May 2009 as tiny bare-root cuttings. 3 months later, they are now 10" tall and 10" wide. The color is gorgeous--a combination of peach, coral, and rosy red. These have grown faster than expected in a mostly shaded location, and I'm pleased overall. I'll report back when these plants are mature.