|Common Name||Coral Bells|
|US Patent #||PP24525|
|EU Grant #||EU37063|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 14" / 13"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Purple, Red|
|Soil||Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|How Different?||The reddest foliage of any Heuchera! Large glossy leaves shine red all spring through fall. Bigger plant than 'Fire Chief'. Glossier, redder, and more vigorous than 'Autumn Leaves'.|
|Landscape Value||Accent, container, shade mass planting, mixed beds, winter color.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Comments||Cooler temperatures bring out the brightest reds. Rated the "Best Heuchera - Shade" in the 2012 Ohio State Trials Won Silver Metal for Novelty at Plantarium in The Netherlands 2014|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
Heuchera ‘Fire Alarm’
Bigger and brighter than 'Fire Chief' or 'Autumn Leaves', 'Fire Alarm' is bright red in spring and fall and darkens to a brown-red during the summer. This hybrid of H. villosa has thick, leathery red, red leaves that make delightful medium size mound. 'Fire Alarm' complements almost every section of the color palette, but it can stand on its own without question. Won the Silver medal at Plantarium 2014 and best Heuchera in the Shade in Ohio State trials, 2012.
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