Heuchera L. 'Dark Secret' PBR EU 26601



One beautiful day, Mr Darques from France walked with his wife through his designer garden. Heuchera are their passion and they were surprised that day in 2007 by a mysterious seedling. They found a new seedling which was called Dark Secret as the elders were not known. Nature had done her work well and Dark Secret appeared to be a seedling from 3 cultivars: very dark leaves from ‘Obsidian’, serrated leaves from ‘Crimson Curls’, flowers and healthy/strong grow from ‘Frosted Violet’.

How to care for Heuchera Dark Secret:
Dark Secret becomes 25 cm high en 30-40 cm wide. Fits beautifully in the perennial border or in mixed containers and is an evergreen. Dark Secret flowers rich in summer and is very hardy (-25°C). Can stand in full sun, semi-shade or shadow. Dark Secret likes every type of soil and is maintenance friendly.

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Key Points

  1. Strong, dark purple-bronze foliage
  2. Heavily ruffled leaves
  3. Rich flowering
  4. Deer resistant
  5. Year round saleable


Heuchera Dark Secret winner of:

  • ISU Evaluation 2012
ISU Evaluation 2012

Breeder: Gérard et Josiane Darques-Billet

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