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Heuchera hybrida Black Pearl

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Heuchera hybrida Black Pearl Coral Bells, Alumroot,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Dense

Attractive perennial with ruffled black leaves, purple undersides and clusters of pinkish-white bell flowers during late Spring and through Summer. Large mounding habit. Very easy to grow when planted in a well drained soil. It is showy in containers, mixed beds and when planted en mass. Grows approx. 30cm high x 70cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Saxifragaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Black, Purple
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate