The name 'Black Taffeta' has Persian roots, meaning twisted or woven and it is used to describe high-end fabric. The silky black leaves of this Heuchera make it look like it just stepped right off the runway. Each silky black leaf-edge is textured with curling ruffles that bring a bold appeal to the garden. Coral Bells grow in clumps with tight leafy foliage that gives it the appearance of small bush, it can be used in groups to line walkways or garden beds with like colored and textured plants. It can also be planted among a bed to provide a tight pop of color. In the summer heuchera grow shoots of tall white/pink flowers above the plant. Heuchera is an very easy to grow native plant that provides a ton of options for anyone looking for a disease resistant low maintenance plant.
|Bloom Color:||White and pink|
|Genus & Species:||Heuchera ‘Black Taffeta’ PP 26162|
|Mature Height:||12 inches|
|Mature Spread:||15 inches|
|Plant Spacing:||15 inches|
|Planting Depth:||Be careful not to bury the crown of the plant|
|Planting Time:||Spring, summer, or fall|
|Soil Type:||Adaptable to a variety of conditions|
|Sun Exposure:||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Zone:||4 to 9|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
Caring for Heuchera 'Black Taffeta' - Coral Bells
Heucheras are an easy to grow plant that is great for beginner gardeners and anyone looking for a low maintenance perennial. They can be grown in full shade, but the growth rate will be slow, in sun they prefer to be shaded from the hot afternoon sun and will show best color and growth if afternoon shade is provided. They are evergreen in areas with mild winters and if the plant looks damaged or tattered in the early spring simply clip of the damaged leaves. Heucheras are resistant to juglone you they can be drown under walnut trees and they are salt tolerant, making them adaptable to urban conditions.