Lime Rickey Coral Bells

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SKU
4424

The Lime Rickey Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Lime Rickey') has outstanding chartreuse leaves with an abundance of small white flowers that appear on spindly stems to provide additional interest! Ruffled and textured leaves with prominent veins, these colorful foliage plants are easy to grow and brighten the entire landscape big time!

The dainty bell-shaped blossoms are an airy, dramatic contrast to the coarse foliage mounds and look lovely dangling above the foliage or as filler in your floral bouquets. Forming spreading and low-growing clump-forming space-saving perennial 15 - 20 inches in height when in bloom, and 18 - 24 inches wide.

The ruffled leaves then turn to lime green for the remainder of the growing season. For best results, Lime Rickey should be planted in full sun in the North but generally prefers afternoon shade in the south. Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 9, there is little that fazes these tough plants! Resilient and humidity-resistant, deer seldom bother them, and pests and diseases are almost non-existent.

Planting and Application:

Use these Coral Bells as a groundcover, in rows as facer plants, in groupings, and as lively edging. Plant along pathway edges and in border gardens, or along driveways without worry about salt spray from the road! 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!

The vivid chartreuse foliage acts like a beacon in Rock Garden and this Heuchera adds a bit of flavor to any perennial garden with its texture, vigor, and vibrant color. Attracting butterflies and Hummingbirds, this Coral Bell will surely become a must-have plant as it provides a dramatic contrast in any shaded plant area. Lime Rickey should not be left out of your shaded landscapes! Plant as low-growing shady stand-alone in containers and planters and creates a brilliant focal point in window boxes as well!

  • Chartreuse Ruffled Lively Foliage
  • Dainty White Blooms
  • Pollinator & Hummingbird Friendly
  • Brilliant Container Plants & Cut Flowers
  • Brightens Shady Spots, Edging & Brilliant Specimens

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Cold and drought tolerant and withstanding heat and humidity, 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 Lime Rickey 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.

  • 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

Bright chartreuse ruffles, the lively Lime Rickey Coral Bells will brighten your garden with long-lived and three to four seasons of color! 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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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.
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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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Lime Rickey Coral Bells Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Heuchera 'Lime Rickey'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 15 - 20 inches
Mature Spread 18 - 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Lime Green
Fall Color Evergreen
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring