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Heuchera ‘Creole Nights’


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A great landscape plant with large, glossy almost black leaves in a clean, dense mound. Short stems of white flowers help keep up the clean, shiny appearance. Bigger leaves and a larger habit than 'Obsidian'. Use in borders, mixed beds, and containers for accent or contrast.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 18″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August

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SKU: HEUCRENIG Categories: ,
Common Name Coral Bells
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Heuchera
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP24087
EU Grant # EU39472
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 11" / 18" / 16"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June, July, August
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Brown, Black, Purple, Red
Soil Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
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? Glossy and black, 'Black Stallion' has bigger leaves and much shorter flower spikes of white flowers compared to 'Obsidian' with more H. villosa breeding.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, borders, edging, containers.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments 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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