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Heuchera ‘Obsidian’

The “Black Standard” which does NOT fade, even in full sun. Shiny, broad, rounded leaves are like black satin! Its richly colored foliage showcases all other colors in the garden. Vigor and consistent performance under a variety of garden conditions make this a fool-proof choice. Compare our plant to other “blacks” on the market, especially in winter and you will see who shines.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10 / 16 / 24
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June

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Common Name Alum root
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP14836
EU Grant # EU15761
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Growth Habit
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 16" / 24"
Finish Time
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Growth Rate
Most Active Growing Season
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Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average, better too dry than too wet when established.
How Different? It has shiny, black, smooth leaves. Compared to H. 'Blackout', it holds its black color longer and is a bigger plant.
Landscape Value Use in mass planting, mixed beds, or containers.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments The flowers are insignificant, which is hardly a deterrent. A Visitor Favorite in the 3 year Mt. Cuba Center trials - Heuchera For the Mid Atlantic, 2014.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.
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