Autumn Leaves Coral Bells

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The excellent Autumn Leaves Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Autumn Leaves') is a gorgeous multi-hued perennial with three seasons of outstanding color! Three shades of red in one plant, Autumn Leaves Heuchera is like having a different plant each season! In fact, this variety of Coral Bells has some of the most vibrant colors you'll ever see! The show begins in spring with the delightfully pink-tinged, red colors on the gently lobed leaves.

As the season progresses, a pleasing taupe takes over. But the fall is when Autumn Leaves really lives up to its name as it displays the blazing garnet-red color that will demand the notice of every passerby! As if the brilliant foliage wasn't enough, your Autumn Leaves will put on a special show mid-summer. Tall, slender stems of fiery red reach toward the sky and present a sprinkling of tiny pink-hued, white bells for a moment of whimsy amid the glory of early summer!

Your Autumn Leaves Coral Bells is easy to care for, and bunnies and deer will leave it alone, but those nectar-rich blossoms attract a host of bees, butterflies, and curious Hummingbirds! It's certainly a bright, vibrant plant for your landscape and one that is sure to meet your expectations year after year!

Planting and Application:

A few of these Coral Bells would look beautiful in your perennial or cottage border or work well as low-growing shady edging plants. Growing a space-saving 8-10 inches in height and 1-2 feet wide, these are great spreading and colorful groundcover plants, and facer plants! A few rows or groupings would look phenomenal spilling over the edges of retaining wall tops and rambling throughout a Rock Garden!

Autumn Leaves would also be quite stunning as a container planting. Snip blooms for filler to add to your bouquets indoors, or leave them outdoors to turn any garden into a pollinator garden! Coral Bells come in so many colors, you may even start a Coral Bells collection and fill your shady areas with the wide selection of hues in every shade you can imagine!

  • Bright Red Tone Color-Changing Foliage
  • Pointed, Textured & Ruffled Leaves
  • Space-Saving Mounded Perennial
  • Pollinator-Friendly Pinkish-White Flowers Great in Bouquets
  • Edging & Specimen Groupings, Containers & Filler!

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Cold and drought tolerant and withstanding heat and humidity with ease, nothing seems to faze this plant. Heuchera are low-maintenance, cold and drought tolerant, and withstanding heat and humidity, nothing seems to faze this plant! But to keep Autumn Leaves looking its best, be sure to water in hot, dry weather, giving the plant about one inch of water per week. Being a herbaceous Perennial, Heuchera dies back to the ground in cold winters, though in warmer zones, can remain semi-fully evergreen year-round! Prune back their mounds in the early spring, and be tidied up in spring by removing any withered or tired-looking leaves. Add a 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch around the base of your plant. These perennials appreciate being divided every 3-5 years to maintain vigor.

  • Full Sun, Some Afternoon Shade & Full Shade
  • Moderate Moisture Needs & Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune Early Spring
  • Low Maintenance & Disease Resistant
  • Thrives in Cold, Heat, Humidity & Drought

A hardy perennial with three seasons of unique foliage color, the Autumn Leaves Coral Bells has ruffled multi-hued foliage and dainty blooms for your sun or shade gardens! Order yours today at Nature Hills!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I prune Coral Bells?

Coral Bells do best when pruned in the early spring. Leaving the foliage intact as an extra blanket for winter protection over the crown. In some climates, Coral Bells can be semi-evergreen, so leaving those colorful leaves up all winter adds winter interest!

Do Coral Bells prefer sun or shade?

Coral Bells need partial sun/shade or full shade in warmer climates. They do best in the morning sun to dry the leaves of dew and afternoon shade to provide relief from the hot summer sun.

Do Coral Bells spread?

Coral Bells can spread into tidy mounds about 2-3 feet in width but do not spread by rhizomes or stolons further than where they're planted.

Where do Coral Bells grow best?

Coral Bells love a shaded site in enriched soil that is well-drained. They appreciate regular moisture and a mulched root zone.

Do Coral Bells attract hummingbirds?

Coral Bells are loved by pollinators and hummingbirds! All walks of beneficial pollinators will show up to sip their nectar.

What pairs with Coral Bells?

These shade-loving perennials pair with lacy Astilbe and Ferns, other coarse foliage plants like Hosta, and the lobed foliage of Columbines! Try pairing with Barrenworts and Bergenia too!

What Shipping Options Do You Offer?

NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and don'ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Coral Bells for sale here at NatureHills.com!

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Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Autumn Leaves Coral Bells Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Heuchera 'Autumn Leaves'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 8 - 10 inches
Mature Spread 1 - 2 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well0Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Red Shades
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring