- Full Shade to Partial Shade (0 - 4 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 15 Inches
- Mature Spread 12 - 15 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
With Caramel Coral Bells (Heuchera villosa Caramel), bring hummingbirds to even the shadiest areas of your garden. And hummers aren’t the only ones to be attracted to this plant. Its unique yellow, orange, and red leaves provide year-round interest in a tidy but tough perennial. That toughness also translates to easy care.
Growing to only about a foot tall and slightly wider, this coral bells variety tucks into nearly any part or full shade spot. It is hardy in zones 4 through 8, toughing out cold winters and returning. Each summer, flower stalks will rise from the stunning foliage and add small white flowers, just to kick up the color. Plant this versatile little shrub in a woodland garden, rock garden, or along partly shaded paths.
Caramel Coral Bells Care
Choose a spot in the landscape that gets some shade, giving your coral bell no more than about 4 to 6 hours of sun a day. In hotter zones, go for afternoon shade. The plant appreciates regular watering and a little extra irrigation in sunnier spots or hotter days. Make sure the soil is a well-draining mix, but water often enough that it never dries out completely.
After planting, add a layer of compost or mulch around the plant and replenish it in late fall. Remove any sun-damaged leaves, damaged stems, and flower stems in late fall to prepare the plant for winter. In spring, remove any winter damage. Pruning is that simple. If the plant becomes too large for its spot, you can divide it in spring.
Caramel Coral Bells Spacing
Space Caramel Coral Bells about 1.5 feet apart to give it room for air to circulate around the leaves. If forming a border, you can plant them a few inches closer to each other.
Caramel Coral Bells Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8|
|Light Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Shade (0 - 4 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 12 - 15 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 15 - 18 Inches|
|Spacing: 15 - 18 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Yellow|
|Foliage Description: Multi-color|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Erosion Control, Groundcovers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Caramel Coral Bells|
|Scientific Name: HEUCHERA VILLOSA `CARAMEL`|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.