Coral Bells, Alumroot, Coralbells, Alum Root
Heuchera 'Southern Comfort'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Heuchera (HEW-ker-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Southern Comfort
Additional cultivar information:(PP20364)
Hybridized by Egger-Terra Nova Nurseries
Registered or introduced: 2008
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Bronze-Green

Orange

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patented

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

Regional

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

Atlanta, Georgia

Cordele, Georgia

Hailey, Idaho

Cherry Valley, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Plainwell, Michigan

Westbury, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Charlottesville, Virginia

Bremerton, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Leavenworth, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 22, 2011, snowgarden from Leavenworth, WA wrote:

This is a great plant. I have one - you only need one - and it's a feature all on its own, with large leaves and a robust habit. Mine is 3 years old and shrugs off long winters (as in 4+ months of snow) and less-than-perfect drainage. Looks great paired with warm pinks.