|Common Name||Variegated Coral Bells|
|US Patent #||PP24574|
|EU Grant #||EU37062|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 12" / 14"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Black, Pink, Purple, Red|
|Soil||Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, 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?||Compared to 'Midnight Rose', it has fewer and shorter flowers and foliage that is a warm red brown with hot pink splotches rather than purple black.|
|Landscape Value||Use as an accent or mass planting in the landscape or container.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Comments||"Best of Species" in Penn. State Trials 2013.|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
To infinity and beyond! A brand variegated creation from TERRA NOVA® with large leathery leaves heavily variegated with spots of hot pink on a very dark background. Leaves emerge a startling bright red, and turn darker as they age, the variegation on the other hand gets lighter colored and more noticeable as the season progresses. 'Galaxy' will love heat and humidity, but performs very well in cool climates too.
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