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Heuchera 'Obsidian'

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Heuchera 'Obsidian'

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One of the darkest of all heucheras, with deep purple-black, shiny leaves!
Description

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Deep purple-black leaves have a glassy luster. Shiny, deep purple leaf undersides. Purple buds and cream flowers. A villosa hybrid, so more heat and humidity tolerant. NOTE: be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.

CHARACTERISTICS:

Height: 10 inches
Spread: 16 inches
Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Light: Part Sun to Part Shade
Watering: Dry to Average
Bloom Period: Late Spring - Midsummer
Attracts Butterflies?: No
Animal Resistance: Deer
Soil Needs: Average, Fertile

Additional Information

Additional Information

Year New at HostasDirect 2009
Growing Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Leaf Color Black, Brown, Purple
Leaf Veil No
Flower Color White
Plant Height 10"
Plant Width 16"
Plant Size Medium
Leaf Size No
Leaf Form/Shape Rounded
Leaf Texture Glossy, Smooth
Vein Color No
Bloom Month(s) July, August
Growth Rate Fast
Habit Mound
Color Description Deep burgundy/black
Seasonal Color Change No
Floral Height 24"
Additional Attributes Hummingbirds, Winter color
Heat & Humidity Tolerant Yes
Drought Tolerant Yes
Landscape Value Beds, Container, Mass
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Soil Requirements Organic, Moderately well drained
Water Better too dry than too wet
pH 5.8-6.2, Mildly Acidic
Comments Shiny leaves -- beautiful black will not fade in full sun.
Heuchera - Common Name Alum Root
Hybridizer Name No
Family Saxifragaceae
Species Lineage americana, micrantha, villosa
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Lovely Review by Diane
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What a beautiful plant! The leaves have a great depth of color dimension. (Posted on June 8, 2016)
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Definitely yes

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Breath Taking! Review by crystal
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Absolutely stunning. The color is very rich and deep and glossy. This truly stands out because of the depth of color and the brilliance. I was worried that the dark color would just blend into the background but this variety truly stands out and makes itself known. (Posted on August 18, 2015)
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Definitely yes

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