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Heuchera x villosa 'Fire Alarm'

Coral Bells

Plant Type: Perennial

Touted by many as the best red to date, this H. villosa hybrid is incredibly vigorous, forming a full, dense clump of large, round lobed leaves. When it emerges in spring and then again in fall it is fiery red, mellowing only slightly to mahogany red in the heat of summer.

Dark red stems carry pink flowers in early through late summer.

This selection fills out containers fully and delivers an excellent garden performance.

This plant is a Heuchera villosa hybrid. The villosa species is a large, late blooming type that exhibits an increased tolerance of high heat and humidity over other species. Most produce cream flowers in midsummer, though they are grown more for their fantastic foliage. H. villosa is native to the southeastern United States.

Coral bells are easy to grow and blend easily with most other perennials in the landscape. Because of their low, mounding habit, they are often used as edging along paths or in containers. Try cutting a few of the flower scapes for fresh bouquets.


Height

9"

Spread

14"

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)