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Heuchera villosa 'Obsidian' - Coral Bells

Perennials

Heuchera villosa 'Obsidian'

Coral Bells

A wonderful variety of Heuchera, 'Obsidian' has wonderful deep purplish-black foliage with a polished glassy luster. The dark color of Obsidian is very unique and the undersides of the leaves are shiny and deep purple, while sprays of creamy flowers appear in June. A very striking plant, 'Obsidian' contrasts dramatically with brighter colors in the garden or in containers.

Additional:

The villosa species exhibits an increased tolerance of high heat and humidity over other species.

Coral Bells Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Happiest in moist well-drained soil in bright shade. Protect from hot afternoon sun.

Height:

10-20 Inches

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Spread:

8-18 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Heuchera villosa 'Obsidian'

Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Focal Point
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Container
Mass Planting
Edging
Specimen
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Purple
Almost Black
Great Companion Plants for Heuchera villosa 'Obsidian'
Japanese Painted Fern Japanese Painted Fern (Fern, Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum')
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Stainless Steel')
Sedge Sedge (Carex oshimensis 'Evergold')
Cranesbill Cranesbill (Geranium prantense 'Dark Reiter')
Blue Sedge Blue Sedge (Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger')
Similar Plants to Heuchera villosa 'Obsidian'
Coral Bells Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Stainless Steel')
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