- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 8-10 Inches Tall
- Spread 20-24 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Shade to Shade
Lime green leaves form a dense base for Dolce 'Appletini' Coral Bells (a Heuchera hybrid). In summer, rose-colored flower stems rise to nearly a foot above the pretty foliage and ruby flowers bloom. Those deep red blooms last for much of the season, but even when they fade, the Dolce 'Appletini' foliage provides winter interest. The plant produces its rich color combination when planted in partial sun or mostly shade.
Dolce 'Appletini' Coral Bells is a lovely low-growing plant for shady spots or for any garden location where you want to maintain winter color. Imagine an entire border or grouping of this colorful and easy-care plant in a partly shady area of your landscape. Since it's a low grower of only 8 to 10 inches for the foliage, you can add Dolce 'Appletini' to containers as a bright and evergreen filler. Deer tend to ignore heuchera plants, but the flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
Dolce Appletini Coral Bells Care
Place Dolce 'Appletini' Coral Bells in average or fertile soil that has good drainage. The heuchera grows well in the cold of zone 4 and up to zone 9 summer heat. Too much hot sun might scorch the leaves, so be sure to give your plant afternoon shade in hotter regions. All you have to do after planting is water your heuchera regularly and trim off any faded or damaged leaves in early spring. Mulch around the plants in spring to retain moisture and help with winter health.
Dolce Appletini Coral Bells Spacing
For a shady border, place your Dolce 'Appletini' Coral Bells 24 to 30 inches apart from center to center to account for their nearly 30-inch spread. Feel free to cut the ruby red flower stems for summer arrangements.
Dolce Appletini Coral Bells Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green & Yellow|
|Light Exposure: Part Shade to Shade|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 8-10 Inches|
|Spread: 20-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 18-20 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Attracts: Hummingbirds & Butterflies|
|Features: Winter Interest; Foliage Interest; Long Blooming|
|Scientific Name: Dolce® 'Appletini' Heuchera hybrid USPP 29,396|
|Common Name: Dolce® Appletini Coral Bells|
|Other Name(s): Alumroot|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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