Maple-leaved Alumroot

Botanical Name: Heuchera villosa

Height: Mound of leaves to about 30 cm, flowering stalks held above foliage

Season of Bloom: August

Growing Conditions: Part sun or filtered shade, not too dry. The Heucheras as a group do not like tight clay soils as their thick root stalk is subject to frost heave, so best in sandy-loam or organic soils.

Wildlife Benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or Eastern Ontario seed sources: No. This one is from the eastern USA.

Similar species: American Alumroot, Prairie Alumroot

Remarks: Leaf colour varies from greenish bronze to a good purple.

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