Heuchera 'Obsidian'

Obsidian Alum Root

Evergreen Perennial

Dramatic black foliage of Heuchera 'Obsidian', one of the most reliable of the many coral bell varieties available.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade


Size: 12 - 16 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Foliage, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Black, Brown / Chocolate

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos