heuchera x 'black pearl' (coral bells)

Size: 1 gallon
  • proven winners™ color choice® dense, compact habit
  • shiny, jet black leaves with scalloped, ruffled edges
  • each leaf has rosy purple undersides
  • oldest leaves have a slight silver overlay
  • white flowers with pink calyxes appear in midsummer
  • zone 3
  • height 25-30cm
  • spread 40-45cm
  •  colour white
  • grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial sun
  • newer cultivars are bred to tolerate more extreme growing conditions such as drought, heat, humidity, and exposure levels
  • heuchera are very versatile and create an excellent, colour, contrast option, in mass or as an individual, accent perennial
  • remove spent flowers from taller cultivars to keep a uniform appearance
  • when planting, it is important to note that the crown should remain slightly above the soil level to prevent stem rot
  • root weevils are a common problem for coral bells
  • partial sun/shade
  • attracts hummingbirds
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • evergreen
  • low maintenance 
  • rock garden