Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia 'Palace Purple'
Common name: Coral Bells
Zone 3 to 10.
Sun to Shade depending on zone.
Plants reach 12 to 24 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide,
upright, compact clump-forming.
1991 Perennial Plant of the Year.
Clump-forming perennial features a basal mound of maple or ivy-like, long-petioled leaves (3 to 5 inches wide) which are an attractive deep purple above and beet red beneath. Foliage color may fade to a bronze green in hot summers. Tiny, pinkish white, bell-shaped flowers in open, airy panicles are borne on slender, wiry, dark red stems extending well above the mound of leaves typically to a height of 15 to 24 inches in late spring to early summer.