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Heuchera americana 'Purple Palace'

Coral Bells (Transitional Plant)

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Heuchera americana (Coral Bells)

Cultivar of native perennial which occurs in dry locations such as rocky open woodlands and along ledges and crevices of bluffs. Typically features a 12- to 15-inch-tall basal clump of heart-shaped, lobed leaves. Tiny, greenish-white, bell-shaped flowers in open, airy panicles are borne on slender, wiry stems extending well above the mound of glossy, purple-brown leaves, typically to a height of 18-24" in late spring to early summer.

Additional Information:

12-24 Inches


12-18 Inches


Bloom/Seasonal Color

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Attractive foliage and airy flower panicles provide color and contrast to the rock garden, perennial border, native plant garden, open woodland garden or shade garden. Good edging plant. Mass to form an attractive ground cover.

Good Companions
Purple Beard Tongue (Penstemon cobaea), Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation


Nature Attracting

Beneficial Insects

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture


Special Uses

Ground Cover

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar