Coral Bells


  • Colorful Foliage For Shade Gardens
  • Borders or Edging
  • Container Gardens


  • Native to North America
  • Low Maintenance
  • Year Round Interest


  • Typically Full Shade to Partial Sun
  • 0-5 Hours of Direct Sunlight
  • North & East Sides of Houses

Growing Zones:

Coral Bells are a native evergreen perennial with large heart or round shaped leaves and tiny clusters of flowers. With colorful foliage and blooms that attract hummingbirds, this plant is great for shady areas and easy to care for!

Growing Coral Bells

Heuchera, commonly called Coral Bells or Alumroot, is a genus of evergreen perennial plants. Native to North America, foliage colors can range from purple, gold, or grey, with a variety of bloom colors. Coral bells are easy to grow, offer year round interest, are heat/drought tolerant, and are deer and disease resistant. Coral bells are great as an attractive groundcover, can add texture to container arrangements, and make a lovely cut flower.

The Best Way to Coral Bells

Coral Bells is a shade loving plant that can thrive in woodlands, borders, containers, and rock gardens. Growing in zones 4-8, this plant matures to 8-18 inches tall and 12-24 inches high. It’s rounded mound with emerging tall stems offer small bell shaped flowers. Planted in rich, moist, well drained soil and partial shade, this easy to care for plant offers bold foliage colors to landscape and garden areas. Small clusters of flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

  • Year round interest
  • Compliments nearby flowers
  • Available in a variety of foliage colors
  • Red, white, coral, pink, or orange flowers
  • Typically 8-18 inches tall with a 12-24 inch spread
  • Growing zones 4 to 9
  • Difference Between Heuchera & Heucherella

    Heuchera is native to the United States, a plant known for the impressive, bold colors of both the foliage and flowers. Heucherella is a hybrid cross between the Heuchera and Tiarella plant, combining the colors of the Heuchera with the trailing growth patterns of the Tiarella.

    Coral Bells Companion Plants

    Often paired with other shade loving plants, Coral Bells are great for mixed borders or woodland gardens. Some great combinations include bleeding heart, iris, astilbe, begonia and caladium. Here are some of our favorites: