coral bells



an alumroot, Heuchera sanguinea, of southwestern North America, having red, bell-shaped flowers, cultivated in many varieties.

Origin of coral bells

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for coral bells

  • The coral-bells (especially if blest by the priest) would scare away evil spirits from the child.