Among perennial plant species, heucheras are quite popular. Because of their colorful foliage and beautiful flowers, they are commonly used in gardening and decoration. Here are some ways to enhance the look of a garden with heuchera coral bells.
Making Contrasts in Foliage
Almost all perennial species have a beautiful flowers, but once they bloom, the foliage seems to fade into the background.
The foliage of coral bells on the other hand, look exceptional because of their outstanding shape and attractive colors. These plants are some of the best means to create contrast in the garden! The variety of foliage color in different heucheras plants include pink, red, orange, yellow, green, purple, black/dark, and silver veiled leaves! The leaves feature distinct shading and veining. In some varieties, the leaves have a ruffled surface which gives them an interesting texture. Grouping three, five or seven plants together is the best way to arrange coral bells in the garden.
Used as Cut Flower Subjects
Some heuchera have beautifully showy flowers in shades of white, pink, red, yellow, and purple. One can make good use of these heuchera flowers in cut flower arrangements. The delicate stem of the flowers can grow up to about one foot above the leaves, and some varieties rebloom or continuously bloom during the season! You can cut these flowers and use them in arrangements of other flowers to make a lovely mix-and-match bouquet!
Complementing Other Plants in the Garden
One can use coral bells in numerous plant arrangements in the garden. These can be planted along the edges or borders.
Even when planted in pots or containers, heucheras prove to be an excellent choice for garden decoration.
Arranging heucheras in the right way can add an impressive appeal to the look of your garden. Both foliage and flowers of these plants contribute to the beauty of the garden!