Telford, PennsylvaniaPerennials
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Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'
Common name   Coral bells (purple leaf)
Hardiness Zone   4 to 9
Sun   Full sun to part shade
Soil   Moist, well-drained
Flower color   Blush white
Bloom Time   Sept - Oct
Height   15 - 24 in in

General Culture:
Best grown in organically rich, humusy, medium wet, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. In cold winter climates, a winter mulch applied after the ground freezes will help prevent root heaving.
Noteworthy Characteristics:
This coral bells cultivar is a clump-forming perennial which features a basal mound (typically to 12" tall) of maple- or ivy-like long-petioled leaves (3-5" wide) which are an attractive deep purple above and beet-red beneath. Foliage color may fade to a bronze-green in hot summers. 1991 Perennial Plant of the Year.
No serious insect or disease problems.
Attractive foliage and airy flower panicles provide color and contrast to the rock garden, perennial border, open woodland garden or shade garden. Good edging plant. Mass to form an attractive ground cover.