Caramel Coral Bells
Caramel Coral Bells
Heuchera 'Caramel' Plant Patent #16,560Item #4664 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
New leaves emerge bright gold and mature to a peachy orange. Soft but showy color adds warmth and contrast to mixed containers and woodland borders. Thrives in the high heat and humidity of the South. Sun tolerant in cool northern gardens. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Clumping foliage reaches 10 to 14 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:HEW-ker-a HIB-ridPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Clumping foliage reaches 10 to 14 in. tall, 18 in. wide.Special features:Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, North American Native SelectionFoliage color:MulticoloredBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhitePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsAstilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Painted Fern (Athyrium)
- CareCare InformationProvide enriched, well-drained soil; take care not to bury crown when planting. Best with part shade in hot regions. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates mild dry spells once established. Avoid excessive winter moisture. Feed regularly throughout growing season. Remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:Discovered as a seedling in Hantay, France, it is believed to be a descendant of Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Pride'. The vigorous Heuchera villosa species is known for its tolerance to hot and humid summers.