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Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

Coral bells

  • Botanical name: Heuchera 'Palace Purple'
  • Common name: Coral bells
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Semi-evergreen
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Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’ is a clump-forming, ground-cover perennial with deep purple, metallic-looking foliage and tiny, salmon-pink flowers held on tall, wiry stems. It’s a fantastic choice for growing at the front of a border or in a container display, and its semi-evergreen habit will keep it looking good for most of the year.


Grow Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’ in partial shade in moist but well-drained soil – dry soils should be avoided. Cut back spent flowers as they fade, and tidy up foliage in autumn. Mulch in spring with a well-rotted manure or compost, and lift and divide clumps every three years to maintain vigour.

Advice on buying Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

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  • Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’ needs moist but well-drained soil and a partially shaded spot. Dry soil could lead to stress, while too much sun could scorch its leaves
  • Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’ is readily available from garden centres, nurseries and  nursery, you may find a greater vareity of sizes by shopping online
  • Always check plants for signs of disease or damage before planting

Where to buy Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

How to grow Heuchera 'Palace Purple'

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Partial shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / boggy / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist

Heuchera 'Palace Purple' and wildlife

Heuchera 'Palace Purple' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Heuchera 'Palace Purple' poisonous?

Heuchera 'Palace Purple' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People