Berry Smoothie Coral Bells

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The juicy bright pink foliage of Berry Smoothie Coral Bell (Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie') adds a jolt of color to any shady area with its large, textured 5-inch rose-pink leaves that hold their intense color all summer and into the autumn!

Slender reddish stems hold dainty pink blooms aloft for pollinators and hummingbirds and add a lovely layer of delight to these bright foliage plants! This Coral Bell presents a big bold habit with excellent color all year round. Add a few of both the leaves and flowers in floral arrangements for brilliant color indoors and out!

Also known as Alum Root, Heuchera are very easy-to-grow perennial plants that grow 18-28 inches in height and spread 18 inches wide, forming rounded, spreading space-saving mounds. The colorful and robust leaves have pointed lobes and deep veins for a lot of texture! Hardy throughout USDA growing 4-9, these are cold-hardy tender perennials.

Planting and Application:

Berry Smoothie adds a bit of juicy flavor to any perennial garden with its texture, vigor, and vibrant color! Perfect in the shade garden, these plants light up the gloom with their color and add a light and airy effect as edging, in eye-catching groupings, or as low facer plants. Add a touch of color to Cottage borders, and add vibrance to pollinator borders.


Plant in containers or this plant will live just about anywhere! Add color to seating areas, big mixed planters, or as specimen plantings with a spiller and a thriller to really show off their bright color. Balcony plantings and poolside seating both gain enormous boosts of color!

  • Large Pink Textured Leaves
  • Dainty Pink Flowers on Slender Stems
  • Rounded Leafy Mounds
  • Pollinators & Cut Flower Bouquets!
  • Lively Color for Beds & Borders, Containers & Shade Gardens

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Cold and drought tolerant and withstanding heat and humidity, nothing seems to faze this Perennial plant. Plant in either full shade or partial shade, but you’ll have better color and more flowers in more sun. Plant in enriched, well-drained soil that remains moderately, consistently moist. But once established, Coral Bells can be drought tolerant. In climates that are more arid or prone to drought, all plants appreciate a 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch to hold in moisture and keep the roots cool. Prune back foliage in early spring before new growth begins.

  • Full Shade or Part Shade
  • Moderate Moisture Needs & Mulched Bed
  • Enriched Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune Back in Early Spring
  • Heat, Cold, Humidity-Resistant & Drought & Juglone Tolerant

The outstanding and colorful foliage of the Berry Smoothie Coral Bells is always there as other plants come in and out of bloom! Order yours today at Nature Hills Nursery!

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!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

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.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

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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20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
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100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Berry Smoothie Coral Bells Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 18 - 28 inches
Mature Spread 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Shade
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Rose Pink
Fall Color Red, Pink
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring