Scientific Name : Heuchera x villosa
Common Name : Coral Bells
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Rabbit Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Height : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun
General Information : New leaves emerge red-burgundy and mature to a caramel color. Larger than the Carnival series. Plants size up nicely in the landscape. Foliage is rabbit resistant.
Idea & Tips : Thrives in shade to part sun; tolerates full sun in northern climates. Be careful when planting or mulching to avoid burying the crown. Water as needed and fertilize monthly during the growing season. Remove dead foliage in the early Spring when new growth emerges.
: Large Heuchera delivers big performances and a carnival of color!
- New leaves emerge red-burgundy and mature to a caramel color.
- Significantly larger than the Carnival series.
- Plants size up nicely in the landscape.
- Prefers shade to part sun; can handle full sun in northern climates.
- Foliage is rabbit resistant.
'Big Top Caramel Apple'
Protection Information : PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Low; prefers high humidity rather than mist.
50 ppm N starting at Day 7
56-63 days after sticking
Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
1,500 to 2,500
Day length neutral
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm N.
PGRs generally not needed
Watch for crown rot if overwatered.
Rooted: 6-8 wks
April to May
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