Name: Heuchera ‘Hercules’
Common Name: Coral Bells

Description
Marbled green and cream foliage that forms a good-sized mound. A wiry-stemmed head of tiny, deep red flowers rises above the foliage in late spring.

General Growing and Maintenance
Strongest colours when grown in partial, afternoon shade. Growth rate is slower in full shade. Intensity of color fades in full sun. Soil should have organic matter dug into it prior to planting and have good drainage. If it looks tattered in early spring, shear off any damaged leaves to make room for new foliage. Plants are salt tolerant and can be grown under Black Walnut trees due to their resistance to the toxin Juglone.

Height
8 – 12 inches

Spread
8 – 12 inches

Exposure
partial shade

3 Responses to “Heuchera ‘Hercules’”

  1. vicki Says:

    Hello… I almost fell off the chair when I saw the name of your blog! Love it. I was looking for some information on Heuchera ‘Hercules’ and you came up in my Google search. Thanks for the laugh and the great info and picture. Vicki

  2. Joy Says:

    I was looking for more information too !
    How did it do in your garden ?
    I’m in zone 5b … Kingston … the variegation caught my eye with this one : )

  3. Kathy Says:

    Hi Joy,

    It’s actually done quite well in my front bed underneath the apple tree. It’s a very pretty plant with the combination of light leaves and darker pink stems. I haven’t seen it in many nurseries (if at all).

    Kathy


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