variants: or coralbells \ ˈkȯr-​əl-​ˌbelz How to pronounce coralbells (audio) , ˈkär-​ \

Definition of coral bells

: a perennial alumroot (Heuchera sanguinea) widely cultivated for its feathery spikes of tiny usually reddish bell-shaped flowers

First Known Use of coral bells

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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