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Products > Heuchera x brizoides 'Firefly'
 
Heuchera x brizoides 'Firefly' - Firefly Coral Bells
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrages)
Origin: California (U.S.A.)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Parentage: (H. sanguinea x ?)
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Heuchera x brizoides 'Firefly' (Firefly Coral Bells) - Attractive green foliage and airy bright scarlet flower panicles provide color and contrast to the rock garden or open woodland garden from late spring into summer. Works well as an edging plant. Mass to form an attractive ground cover. A moderate-growing herbaceous perennial with flower stalks reaching 14-18 inches tall in 20 inch wide clumps. Tolerates full sun along the coast and partial shade inland. Requires regular water. Cold hardy to 10-15 degrees F. In their book "Heuchera and Heucherellas: Coral Bells and Foamy Bells" Timber Press 2005 authors Dan Heims and Grahame Ware note that Linnaeus named Heuchera for Johann Heinrich von Heucher, professor of medicine and Botany at Wittenberg University. They further note that the name Heuchera should be pronounced following the person's name it commemorates so the proper pronunciation is HOY-ker-uh.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Heuchera x brizoides 'Firefly'.
 
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