Few plants have more absurd names than the Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells PP #24,771 (Heuchera x 'Carnival Plum Crazy'), but even fewer offer such ravishing violet coloration. This is one unique plant that can help you achieve the contrast and drama your garden needs.
What makes this perennial a true delight for gardeners? Well, let's point out the obvious: it's stunning. The Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells is violet with iridescent hints of silver and deep gray. It also features heart-shaped foliage with deep veins and even lobes. These graphic leaves have a crinkled or ruffled appearance like crumpled wax paper.
The Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells even offers a carnival sideshow to make you smile. The undersides of leaves create a show of their own. Their red-violet hue creates a glowing effect as the wind blows and these leaves dance about.
The Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells grows in a tight mounding habit which gives it a full and dense appearance and makes this villosa hybrid ideal for a wide range of landscape uses. You can plant a row of these beauties as a front border or an accent. This petite plant looks stunning when paired with chartreuse. It also creates a world of drama when coupled with reds, deep greens, and silvers.
And the cherry on the carnival-themed cake is the Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells' tiny white flowers that show up in summer. These tiny flowers are not showy, but they do have a habit of attracting beneficial pollinators for a few aerial tricks.
So, if you want to play with pattern and color, the Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells is ready for you. If you want a plant that grows well without a lot of maintenance, this lovely plant is waiting for you. If you have a shady spot where other plants struggle, this plant will rise to the occasion.
The Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells likes full shade or partial shade. In hotter climates, it does best in full shade. It performs best in moist but well-drained soil.
This purple showgirl is ready and waiting. All you have to do is buy your ticket to the Carnival Plum Crazy Coral Bells extravaganza. So, step right up. Order this perfect purple plant.
|Botanical Name||Heuchera 'Carnival Plum Crazy'|
|Mature Height||12 - 14 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 14 inches|
|Soil Type||Moist, Well-drained|
|Sun Exposure||Partial Shade|
|Bloom Period||Late Spring, Summer|
|Growing Zone Range||4-9|