Coral bells

Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PBR)

Coral bells - Heuchera  'Obsidian'  (PBR)

Common Name: Coral bells
Genus: Heuchera
Cultivar: 'Obsidian' (PBR)

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Cream
Foliage Colour: Black, PurpleFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Striking new evergreen variety of Heuchera with glossy jet black-maroon leaves darkening as the season progresses. Cream flowers appear in June-July providing a stunning contrast to the leaves. Ideal plant for the front of the border or for a beautiful display in terracotta pots.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps in early autumn and replant with the crown just above the surface of the soil. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted organic matter around the crown of the plant in spring.

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