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Heuchera 'Green Spice' (alumroot, coral bells) Heuchera 'Green Spice' (alumroot, coral bells)
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Heuchera 'Green Spice'

alumroot, coral bells

With notable foliage transitions from spring into summer, Heuchera 'Green Spice' is a garden favorite for its attractive foliage throughout the entire growing season. The plant grows into a mound around 10" tall with late spring soft white flower stalks reach up to 20" tall. Voted a fan favorite in the 2014 Mt. Cuba Center Heuchera report!

Heuchera 'Green Spice' spices up the shade garden! With dark red venation in spring transitioning to cool greens and silver in the summer, it wraps up its foliage show with oranges and rust colors in fall! This groundcover is a perfect way to brighten up dull spots, to edge along a garden path, or to intermingle with other interesting textures to liven things up. 

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16-30 Inches


12-18 Inches


12 Inches

Bloom Color


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

alumroot, coral bells Interesting Notes

"One reason for the growing popularity of heucheras is their stunning array of leaf colors, shapes, sizes and textures. Those with showy foliage (often called alumroot) are striking as small-scale ground covers, in perennial borders and in containers. The leaves are also attractive in floral arrangements. These foliage heucheras are evergreen in all but the most severe climates. Foliage does deteriorate as winter progresses, however. Still, these rank high for adding color highlights through much, if not all of the year."-Heuchera For Foliage, Lynn Ocone

Heuchera 'Green Spice' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in rich, loamy, moist, well-drained soil in part to full shade. If it is to be grown in full sun, adequate moisture is a must! Divide clumps every 3-4 years. May be raised by seed as well. Deadhead to extend flowering season. Use as a edging plant in perennial beds or to add interest to the woodland garden.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Shade
Full Shade
Part Sun
Part Sun

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Green Infrastructure
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Ornamental Foliage
Native to North America
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Propagation Type