Heuchera ‘Purple Petticoats’

purple leaf coral bells

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Outstanding Qualities

The highly ruffled foliage on this vigorous and durable variety of coral bells is a plum purple. Sprays of dainty white flowers extend above this mounding perennial in late spring to early summer.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: mounding perennial

Foliage Type: semi-evergreen

Plant Height: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 9

Flower Color: white

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun to light or open shade

Water Requirements: occasional to regular watering

Seasonal Interest: colorful purple foliage from spring through fall

Wildlife Associations: bees, butterflies

Colors & Combos

Great Color Contrasts: chartreuse, cream, gold, orange, white, yellow

Great Color Partners: blue, pink, purple, red

Culture Notes
Plant heucheras in full sun to light or open shade. The soil can be average or sandy, but must be well-drained. Water at least occasionally during dry weather, but regular watering is important if grown in full sun.