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Heuchera 'Opal'

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Heuchera 'Opal'
Heuchera 'Opal'

Species Name: Heuchera 'Opal'
Common Name: Opal coral bells

Beautiful soft white flowers, great in borders and under oaks. Tolerates clay soil and drought. A good container plant or mass planted along a shady walkway.

Plant Family: Saxifragaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Clumping rosettes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Seeps, rock crevices, springs, rock outcrops, coniferious forest

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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