Cora Bells, also known as Heuchera are great plants you can add to your garden for extra texture and color. Although these foliage plants may not be much to look at, when added to a flower bed or an arrangement, can really pop! They’re resilient, low maintenance, and best of all easy to grow! If you’re interested in learning how to grow Coral Bells AKA Heuchera, keep reading this easy to follow gardening guide!
How to Grow Coral Bells
The great thing about Coral Bells is that they can grow in almost any environment and climate, meaning they’re not fussy at all. In fact, you can most likely go an entire summer without providing them any water and they’ll still look just as great as they did the day you planted them!
Planting Coral Bells:
- Plant them in rich, well draining soil that’s full of organic matter.
- Compost twice a year to keep your Coral Bell plants happy and thriving!
- You don’t need to plant the root too deeply as the Coral Bell’s roots are quite shallow and fibrous.
- Water immediately after planting.
Planting Coral Bells From Seeds:
- Sow seeds 4-6 weeks before the last frost indoors.
- Mist the seeds consistently with water and be sure the soil is always moist.
- Once the weather has warmed up, transplant the seedlings outdoors.
Why You Should Plant Coral Bells:
Coral Bells are super versatile, and here’s why:
- They grow well in both sun AND shade.
- They’re wind and cold resistant.
- Will grow in almost any USDA zone.
- Are drought resistant.
- Most pests and diseases will keep away.
So now that you know how to grow Coral Bells, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to planting!
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