|Common Name||Coral Bells|
|US Patent #||PP24525|
|EU Grant #||EU37063|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Red|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|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.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 14" / 13"|
|Soil (Garden)||Moderately well drained, organic Soil (Garden) types are best.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|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|
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.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderatley between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|pH||5.5 – 6.5|
|Fertility Needs||100 – 150 ppm|
|Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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