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Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells

Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink'

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Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells (Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink' flowers

Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink' flowers

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Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells (Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink' foliage

Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink' foliage

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Plant Height:  8 inches

Flower Height:  16 inches

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Ornamental Features

Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells features dainty spikes of hot pink bell-shaped flowers rising above the foliage from mid spring to mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive deeply cut lobed leaves are light green in color with distinctive coppery-bronze veins. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous purple in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The black stems can be quite attractive.

Landscape Attributes

Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity extending to 16 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider covering it with a thick layer of mulch in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Dayglow Pink Foamy Bells is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers and foliage against which the larger thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Rock  Edging  Garden  Groundcover  Container 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Fall Color  Texture  Plant Form  Bark  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features