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plum pudding coral bells has heart shaped foliage
Photo 2 of 14This evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial is known for its heart-shaped light purple foliage with deep purple veins and stalks of white flowers in spring.

Plum Pudding Coral Bells (2 of 14)

Plant in partial to full shade
Plant in moist to wet, but well drained rich soil
Fertilize in spring as new foliage appears
Height: 18-24 inches; Width: 12 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch after planting and again after first hard frost to prevent heaving; avoid contact with salt; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch after planting and again after first hard frost to prevent heaving; avoid contact with salt; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in partial to medium shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in partial to full shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.

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