Heuchera pulchella

This hard-to-find, miniature “Coral Bells” makes a tidy evergreen clump of mint-green scalloped leaves. Among the loveliest of Western species, it hails from the Sandia mountains of northern New Mexico. Deeply-lobed leaves are but 1” wide and the foliage rosette a modest 4” high by 12” wide. 6” tall burgundy flowering spikes of petite rose-pink bells with red sepals emerge in late Spring, attracting bees and hummingbirds alike. The tiny and neat clustered foliage turns a beautiful red in the Fall. A must for shade edging, rock gardens, and especially trough gardens. When planted in shade or bright indirect light, it can make do with very little water (once established). That said, it won’t mind regular watering. Looks great planted en mass. Perfect for containers. Deadhead flowers to prolong blooming. Plant in fertile, well-drained neutral pH soil. Not at the top of deer’s palette so usually safe around them.

Curious Plantsman

Avg./Low Water

USDA zones 4b-10