Plant Library

Heuchera Prairie Alumroot

Common Name: Heuchera

Botanical Name: Heuchera

Variety: Prairie Alumroot

Blossom Color: Green

Bloom Time: May-Jul

Zone: 3 to 8

Exposure: Sun or Part Shade

Mature Height: 24"

Mature Width: 8-12"

Notes: Produces a mound of beautiful curly-edged foliage. Flowering stalks reach 2' and will sometimes stretch to 3' before setting blooms in a soft pale green or cream color in the shade, with tints of yellow or red in the sun. Will tolerate a wide range of soil moisture, but is best in well-drained soil. Shallow-rooted, so protect with mulch in the winter. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators.