Grow World-Class Coral Bells for Pennies a Plant!
The best curly red-leaf, keeping its color through summer heat!
Variety: ‘Melting Fire’
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 25 seeds
Zone: 4 – 8
Bloom Start To End: Late Spring
Seeds Per Pack: 25
Plant Height: 18 in
Additional Characteristics: Butterfly Lovers,Easy Care Plants,Flower,Variegated
Bloom Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Burgundy,Purple,Red
Light Requirements: Part Shade,Shade
Moisture Requirements: Moist, well-drained
Resistance: Disease Resistant,Heat Tolerant,Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance: Clay,Normal, loamy
Uses: Beds,Border,Containers,Foliage Interest,Ornamental,Outdoor
(P)?Pkt of 25 seeds
Cultivar name: ‘Kiecakrul’
Everyone loves the showy leaves of Coral Bells, but oh, those nursery prices! Well, now you can grow one of the most beautiful varieties of all for just pennies a plant! Curled red to maroon foliage and butterfly-attracting sprays of pink spring blooms can be yours easily and quickly with new Melting Fire from seed!
The new spring foliage emerges bright red and delightfully curled and ruffled on this plant, which reaches only 18 inches high. As spring turns to summer it becomes more purple, adding maroon highlights and keeping its red tones right through the hottest weather. Tiny pink blooms on long, slender stems top the foliage in late spring. Colorful from spring until frost!
Melting Fire is a shade lover, content in the border or container. We think you’ll agree that it’s the best curled red-leaf Coral Bells in the world . . . and so easy to grow! Zones 4-8. Pkt is 25 seeds.