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The Coral Bells Database: Coral Bells (Heuchera villosa 'Encore')

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Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 12" high x 20" wide
Recommendations: Does well in heat and humidity
Comments: In Spring, foliage is rose-purple with light silver on top. Later in year they turn lighter rose with a heavy silver overlay and smoky purple veins. Deer resistant, attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
USDA Zone Range: 4
5
6
7
8
9
Water Requirements: Average
Does Not Like Wet Feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patented: PP: 19578
Deer Resistant

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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-07-21
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8bDate: 2012-06-02
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-09-02September color
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Posted by NHJenDion (Southern NH - Zone 5b) on Oct 17, 2011 10:43 AM

Encore is one of the best Heuchera performers in my Zn 5 garden. It is a rather ugly divider (meaning get out your Ax and plan to get dirty) it bounces back very quickly. Mine do well in full afternoon sun, with average moisture. Highly recommend this variety.

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