Heuchera 'Red Lightning'

Red Lightning alum root, Coral Bells

Evergreen, Semi-evergreen Perennial

Hybrid Heuchera displaying very large, prominently red-veined, gold leaves in a tidy evergreen mound. Sprays of white flowers attract butterflies. Prefers light, humusy, well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly and remove weathered leaves in spring. Excellent in shaded borders and containers.

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Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 10 - 16 tall x 10 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Attractive Foliage

Foliage Color: Variegated, Yellow

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Late Spring / Early Summer, Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: front of border, finishing touches
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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