For fabulous rich color and wonderfully textured foliage, Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ is a great choice for a small perennial. Its color does not fade, even in full sun locations. Coral Bells make a stunning display when mass planted in a bed. Consider contrasting them with a lime green color for that extra wow factor! They also make great container plants and are attractive to hummingbirds.
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.