- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 8-10 Inches Tall
- Spread 26-30 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Shade to Full Sun
- There are few truly black-colored plants, but Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells (Heuchera 'Black Pearl') fits the bill. Shiny, jet black leaves fill the short coral bells and tiny white flowers rise on pink stems in summer. That's plenty of dramatic contrast built into one plant. Imagine the ruffled black leaves bordering a garden bed with a backdrop of white or yellow flowers. This little stunner will accent nearly any bed or container with its deep black foliage that lasts through fall and winter.
Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells works well to edge a garden bed or fill a container partly because of its unique color. Its short height also helps. The heuchera grows to only about 10 inches high and 18 inches around, leaving an unobstructed view of the green foliage and colorful flowers behind it. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are drawn to Pearl Coral Bells and deer avoid it. Heuchera plants are native to North America, so this is an easy-care perennial that packs a dramatic effect in zones 4 through 9.
Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells Care
Plant Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells in sun or part shade; it will perform in either setting. Place it in nearly any soil type, so long as the soil drains well. The plant loves soil rich in humus, so adding some organic compost around its base at planting and every so often throughout the year can help it stay healthy. Give it regular, average water, trim back flower stems when desired, and remove damaged foliage in early spring.
Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells Spacing
For a jet black edging or mass planting, place your Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells about 20 inches apart from each plant's center.
Primo Black Pearl Coral Bells Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Pink & White|
|Bloom Period: Mid Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Black|
|Light Exposure: Full Shade to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 8-10 Inches|
|Spread: 26-30 Inches|
|Spacing: 26-30 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Attracts: Hummingbirds & Butterflies|
|Features: Winter Interest; Foliage Interest; Salt Tolerant|
|Scientific Name: Primo® 'Black Pearl' Heuchera hybrid USPP 29,395|
|Common Name: Dolce® Black Pearl Coral Bells|
|Other Name(s): Alumroot|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.