Heuchera hybrid 'Obsidian'

Coral Bells

Photo courtesy of Ball Seeds

  • Deep burgundy-purple color
  • Dense, mound forming
  • Late season foliage is almost black
  • White flowers in June
Award Winning
Award Winning
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Ground Cover
Ground Cover

Interesting Notes about Coral Bells:

Its richly colored foliage showcases all other colors in the garden

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Divide clumps in spring every 3-4 years
Moist but well drained soil
Low maintenance


Height: 10 in
Spread: 16 in
Spacing: 12-18 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 4-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Award Winning
  • Rock Garden
  • Mass Planting
  • Focal Point
  • Container
  • Ground Cover
  • Edging
  • Garden
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Partial Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy
  • Black

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained