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Obsidian Coral Bells (9 of 13)

Plant in light to partial shade
Plant in organic, moist, but well drained rich soil
Fertilize in spring as new foliage appears
Height: 18 inches; Width: 10 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in light shade; mulch after planting and again after first hard frost to prevent heaving; avoid contact with salt; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in light shade; mulch after planting and again after first hard frost to prevent heaving; avoid contact with salt; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in light to partial shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in light to partial shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; mulch after planting and again in fall; water during dry periods; remove tattered foliage in spring as new foliage appears; pull mulch away from crown in spring.

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