31 Best Heuchera Varieties | Different Types of Heucheras

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Every Coral bell is distinctively beautiful! Check out the Best Heuchera Varieties and decorate your garden and house with this highly ornamental foliage plant!

Native to the woodlands of North America, Heucheras are praised for their ruffled and colorful ornamental foliage. Known for their fall colors, during spring and summer, their nectar-rich flowers attract both butterflies and hummingbirds! You can plant them in borders, beds, woodland gardens, groundcover, or in containers as well!

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Best Heuchera Varieties

1. Heuchera ‘Melting Fire’

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Height and Spread: 10-18 inches/12-16 inches

Red ruffled leaves of Melting Fire turn maroon with age. The plant offers bell-shaped, small, and creamy-white flowers in late spring to early summer.

Growing Tips

Plant them in groups under full to partial shade in moist, well-draining soil.

2. Heuchera ‘Venus’


Height and Spread: 12-16 inches/10-16 inches

This stunning variety showcases large silver foliage with deep green veins and ivory-white flowers that open during late spring. It is one of the best heuchera varieties you can grow!

Growing Tips

Protect the plant from the danger of frost by applying a layer of mulch.

3. Heuchera ‘Caramel’

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Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/14-20 inches

This impressive variety shows off round, lobed foliage that grows in grey-red in Spring and matures to peachy-caramel shade, with burgundy undersides in summer.

Growing Tips

The plant is tolerant of heat and humidity in summers and also works well in partial shade. 

4. Heuchera ‘Can-Can’


Height and Spread: 8-12 inches/12-20 inches

Beautifully ruffled foliage of ‘Can-Can’ heuchera accentuates the beauty of this plant with silver-purple foliage, deep veins, and burgundy undersides.

Growing Tips

You can also grow it as a houseplant in containers.

5. Heuchera ‘Lime Marmalade’

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Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/16-24 inches

This lively variety displays vibrant amber foliage with ruffled lime-colored leaves. It keeps its bright color throughout the growing season!

Growing Tips

It looks beautiful in containers and mixed beds. The plant is also pest and disease-free.

6. Heuchera ‘Amber Waves’

Height and Spread: 6-8 inches/14-18 inches

The orange hues of ‘Amber Waves’ resembles fall foliage. This clumping variety performs well in moderate droughts and produces amber-orange golden leaves.

Growing Tips

To prevent bleached foliage, keep the plants in a shaded area.

7. Heuchera ‘Midnight Rose’


Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/14-18 inches

Midnight Rose has enlarged spotted pink leaves that turn to the shade of cream as the season progresses. It is an ideal plant for growing in containers.

Growing Tips

It does well in partial to full sun and well-draining soil.

8. Heuchera ‘Delta Dawn’

Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/12-14 inches

Brick-red leaves with bright green edges and red veins of ‘Delta Dawn’ makes it one of the most fascinating heuchera varieties! An excellent choice for tubs and containers.

Growing Tips

Works best in dappled sunlight. Avoid overwatering. 

9. Heuchera ‘Mint Julep’


Height and Spread: 12-16 inches/14-16 inches

The lime green foliage of ‘Mint Julep’ turns mint-green with silver veining with age. It produces white flowers in summer. It is one of the best heuchera varieties you can grow!

Growing Tips

It prefers full shade. Remove faded foliage and flowers for optimum growth.

10. Heuchera ‘Sashay’


Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/12-16 inches

‘Sashay’ showcases heavily ruffled, deeply cut dark green leaves with an interesting contrast of burgundy pink undersides. It looks great in pots!

Growing Tips

Protect the plants from the afternoon sun in areas with hot climates.

11. Heuchera ‘Lune Rousse’



Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/10-14 inches

‘Lune Rousse’ is a beautiful heuchera variety that produces ruffled foliage in two different shades, green and cream to pink, depending on how much sun the plant receives.

Growing Tips

It does well in partial sunlight and well-draining soil.

12. Heuchera ‘Spellbound’


Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/12-16 inches

This striking cultivar offers silver leaves with almost black veins and purple undersides. The leaves have more silver tones in shaded areas and become purple in spring under the full sun.

Growing Tips

Deadheading the plants timely helps them flourish.

13. Heuchera ‘Berry Smoothie’


Height and Spread: 14-20 inches/ 12-18 inches

The ruffled, deeply veined raspberry-toned leaves of ‘Berry Smoothie’ becomes purple-pink in summer. Make a beautiful pair by combining it with ‘Lime Marmalade’ in your garden!

Growing Tips

It does well in partial shade and performs best in sandy soil.

14. Heuchera ‘Plum Royale’

Height and Spread: 8-10 inches/ 12-14 inches

‘Plum Royale’ keeps its shiny purple foliage throughout the summer. It displays large, ruffled, deeply cut purple-plum foliage with silver tones in winter.

Growing Tips

Provide the plant with more sunlight for color. It is heat, humidity, and drought tolerant.

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15. Heuchera ‘Electra’


Height and Spread:8-12 inches

Native to North America, the lime green cut leaves have contrasting red veins. Combine it with New Guinea impatiens or red wax begonia.

Growing Tips

Grow in full sun to partial shade

16. Heuchera ‘Zipper’

Height and Spread: 6-8 inches

For a colorful flair in pots, bring ‘Zipper’ that displays red, orange, and purple shades on the foliage, even on the stems. You can pair this variety with gray or silver plants.

Growing Tips

This variety also favors full sun to partial shade.

17. Heuchera ‘Color Dream’

Height and Spread: 8-14 inches

This variety has silver leaves with blue-green undertones that bring a distinct touch with dark veins. ‘Color Dream’ has a uniform mounding growth.

Growing Tips

Avoid growing in full sun as it can burn the foliage. It can withstand 4 hours of direct sun, mainly in hot climates.

18. Heuchera ‘Apple Crisp’


Height and Spread: 6-12 inches

This dwarf variety makes an impressive statement in urban gardens with small green ruffled leaves highlighted with silver tints in tight clumps and several white flower wands.

Growing Tips

Grow this heuchera in moist soil under partial shade.

19. Heuchera ‘Bronze Wave’


Height and Spread: 8-12 inches

‘Bronze Wave’ looks great in shady gardens with bronze-green glossy, thick leaves with purple-brown undersides. This variety is comparatively large than other heucheras.

Growing Tips

Avoid growing in the full sun as it can result in burnt and bleached leaves. Plant this variety in shaded areas for a coppery hue on leaves.

20. Heuchera ‘Crimson Curls’

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Height and Spread: 7-15 inches

As the name sounds, this ornamental variety displays deep crimson-hued frilly foliage. From May to July, the plant offers white bloom that complements contrasting leaves.

Growing Tips

It can handle both full sun and partial shade.

21. Heuchera ‘Ginger Ale’

Height and Spread: 6-12 inches

Its multi-lobed light yellow leaves resemble the shade of ginger ale. The amber-coral undersides, with intricate veining, look simply stunning!

Growing Tips

 It has average water requirements and does best in well-draining soil.

22. Heuchera Carnival ‘Peach Parfait’

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Height and Spread: 8-14 inches

Beautiful, ruffled, peach-red leaves with hints of deep orange veining and silver highlights, dainty clusters of small white blooms look amazing in spring.

Growing Tips

 Grow the plant in partial shade or sun and water regularly.

23. Heuchera Carnival ‘Cocomint’

Height and Spread: 14-12 inches

The deep mint-green leaves carved in deep green veins can surely catch the attention of the onlooker. Mature plants develop chocolate brown veining that makes it more attractive.

Growing Tips

 Grow the plant in full to half sun in normal to acidic soil. It can tolerate heat and humidity.

24. Heuchera ‘Sparkling Burgundy’

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Height and Spread: 8-12 inches

This clump-forming cultivar is appreciated for burgundy leaves with silver-pink veins and gray-purple undersides. During late spring to early summer, tiny white flowers open on slender burgundy stems.

Growing Tips

 Plant this heuchera in full sun to part shade.

25. Heuchera ‘Pewter Veil’


Height and Spread: 18-12 inches

This clumping perennial displays a basal mound of lobed, scalloped, round leaves that matures in metallic silver with purple hints and gray-purple veins and pink undersides.

Growing Tips

 Grow the plant under full sun to partial shade.

26. Heuchera ‘Carnival Black Olive’

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Height and Spread: 8-12 inches

‘Carnival Black Olive’ offers bronze-black leaves with green connotations, and contrasting wine-hued undersides create a dense, tight mound.

Growing Tips

 Plant in filtered or partial sun and water regularly.

27. Heuchera ‘Fall Festival’


Height and Spread: 10-12 inches

This heat-tolerant variety shows off lipstick red leaf undersides and deep venation on ruffled foliage. It looks best with other dark varieties on the list.

Growing Tips:

 It prefers shade or partial sun.

28. Heuchera ‘Carnival Rose Granita’

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Height and Spread: 16-12 inches

‘Carnival Rose Granita’ has attractive leaves in an eye-catching shade of purple-red leaves with silver background between venation. The clusters of white bell-like blooms on rosy stems lure hummingbirds and butterflies.

Growing Tips:

 Grow the plant in both full sun or shade.

29. Heuchera ‘Rio’


If you like plants that have a certain metallic sheen to their foliage, you will like this one. It makes for an awesome coffee table plant too!

Growing Tips:

Water well and keep it where the plant gets a lot of bright indirect light.

30. Heuchera ‘Red Rover’

The plant has copper-red foliage, and its leaves are also slightly different than the rest of the varieties here, with a finger-like shape.

Growing Tips:

For the best color, avoid keeping it at a shady spot.

31. Heuchera ‘Silver Gum Drop’


This hybrid is going to add a lot of appeal to your garden with its blue-green silvery leaves. It also produces vivid pink flowers that contrast really well with the leaves.

Growing Tips:

Expose it to 2-4 hours of sunlight for ample blooms.

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  1. I like the way you post the picture and describe the plant. I have differents heucheras but don’t know the name of some of them.


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