Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Obsidian') in the Coral Bells Database

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Data specific to Coral Bells (Edit)
Mature Plant Size: 10" tall x 12-16" wide
Recommendations: Looks great with lime green plants
Comments: Closer to true black than any other heuchera. Deer resistant, attracts hummingbirds and butterlies.
USDA Zone Range: 4
Water Requirements: Average
Does Not Like Wet Feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 10 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP14836; EU15761


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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Oct 2, 2011 11:30 AM

Early in the spring Obsidian tends to be more pink, turns a darker shade of green/purple as the season goes on.

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