Glossy and dark plum-purple! The Palace Purple Coral Bells (Heuchera micrantha var diversifolia 'Palace Purple') is one of the most popular Coral Bells on the market! Named Perennial of the Year in 1991, one can see why!
Featuring rich deep-purple foliage, fading to bronzy-green in hot summers, plus dark red stems with white flowers, it is a little different than the rest of the Coral Bells family!
Also known as Alumroot, Heuchera hold their color throughout the summer heat and humidity, right until frost. If you live in a warmer climate, you might just see your Coral Bells maintain their foliage through the winter too!
In the springtime, small pinkish-white flowers appear on tall, airy red stems. Calling beneficial pollinators and butterflies, you’ll be glad you planted a few extra for them! Plus these graceful bell-shaped blooms are lovely in floral arrangements!
These graceful flowers last all summer through fall, however, Coral Bells are not known for their flowers, but their foliage!
A standout plant like this, with 3-4 seasons of color, deserves the spotlight! Rightfully deserving a specimen plant location, these have a depth of color perfect as a backdrop plant as well!
Growing to create a low-maintenance groundcover, they add an amazing designer touch to your landscape! Plant as edging for garden beds, or in mass as an attractive ground cover! Great size for container gardening and Balcony gardens too!
Particularly showy when planted among the vibrant colors of other Coral Bells! Try creating a focal point planting in your garden by clustering these in a grouping of 3 or more for a stand-out accent!
Palace Purple looks especially fantastic as a border along the shady side of your home’s foundation or as low edging along your garden beds. Line shaded walkways and driveways for a dramatic row of color.
Great for shady Woodland gardens, Rock gardens, Perennial borders, and Cottage gardens, the incredible color saturation highlights all other plants! Intersperse throughout Rose gardens and lovely for the Cutting gardens so your summer vases are full of beauty!
Palace Purple needs regular waterings, especially in the southern climates and during summer. Adaptable to occasionally wet conditions, they’re best in moderately moist, very well-drained soils.
Coral Bells planted in cooler growing zones thrive in more sun and a bit less moisture. They can tolerate some morning sun and partial shade, but hotter climates need to plant these in full shade to prevent leaf burn. Withstanding heat and humidity, not much can phase this plant!
Hardy in USDA growing zones 4 through 9, these are cold and drought tolerant! Preferring rich soils that have a good amount of organic matter, fertilize in early spring when new growth begins to emerge.
Easy to grow, just shear back when dormant for a clean winter look. If desired, divide clumps in fall to prevent overcrowding. Mulch to provide insulation from heat and chill and to hold moisture in the soil more consistently.
Heuchera adds dramatic foliage color to any landscape with incredibly saturated hues, texture, and vigor. Palace Purple Coral Bells will surely become a must-have as it contrasts incredibly with brighter colors in your garden! Order yours today at NatureHills.com!
Head over to our Garden Blog to read about how to Keep Your Coral Bells Looking Good!
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.
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|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'|
|Mature Height||15 - 24 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 18 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Pruning Time||Early Spring|