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Heuchera ‘Obsidian’

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For fabulous rich colour and wonderfully textured foliage Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ is a great choice for a small perennial.  Its colour does not fade even in full sun locations.  Mass planted in a bed these would make a stunning display.  Consider contrasting them with a lime green colour for extra wow factor! They also make great container plants.

Botanical Name: Heuchera ‘Obsidian’

 Common Name: Alumroot / Coral Bells

Plant Type: Perennial

 Habit: Mound forming

 Growth Rate: Fast

 Size: 10” tall by 16” wide

Soil Type: Best grown in well-drained, fertile, humus-rich soil.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Foliage Colour: Purple-black

Bloom Colour: Insignificant white flowers

Bloom Time: May June

 Additional Attributes: Moderately drought tolerant when established.  Flowers are attractive to Hummingbirds.  Good container plant.

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