Read the text in the category Heucheras, Heucherellas and Tiarellas and Tiarellas for general information about the Heuchera.

This coral bells is native to the southwestern part of North America. Sanguinea is Latin and means blood-red.

The stems of the flowers of the Heuchera sanguinea ‘Leuchtkäfer’ are about 28 inches (70 centimeters) high and rise above the foliage. The leaves are somewhat marbled and reach a height of about 10 inches (25 centimeters). The flower stems are leafless sturdy and stay upright. The flowers are red but have a tendency towards pink and they bloom for a long time.

These coral bells are clump forming and spread through seed.

The Heuchera sanguinea ‘Leuchtkäfer’ does not like clay soil very much. This perennial prefers moist well-drained soil. The coral bells tolerates full sun but only when the soil is moist enough.

The coral bells are very suitable for edges, borders and rock gardens.



Attracts bees: no

Characteristic: evergreen

Deer resistant: yes

Exposure: sun/ part shade

Flower color: red

Flowering time: May – August

Foliage color: green

Fragrant flower: no

Hardiness:  -22 ºF (-30 ºC)

Height: 10 inches (25 cm)

Soil: normal/ moist