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Alumroot in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Heuchera

 

Alumroot

Heuchera is commonly known as Alumroot or Coral bells and is a frost hardy perennial grown primarily for its attractive, evergreen foliage. They can be found with varying leaf sizes in many different, stunning, colours and shades.They produce small flowers on nodding stems some being taller than others. If planted in shade, the foliage will be more pronounced than if they are in full sun.

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plant Features
  • Alumroot likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Alumroot likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Alumroot is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Alumroot likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Alumroot

Latin name

Heuchera

type

Perennial

family

Saxifragaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Alumroot likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Alumroot is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Alumroot likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Alumroot likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Alumroot is 0.40meters x 0.40meters 0.40 M 0.40 M

Heuchera

Heuchera is commonly known as Alumroot or Coral bells and is a frost hardy perennial grown primarily for its attractive, evergreen foliage. They can be found with varying leaf sizes in many different, stunning, colours and shades.They produce small flowers on nodding stems some being taller than others. If planted in shade, the foliage will be more pronounced than if they are in full sun.


Flowering Season

From Mid Spring TO Mid Autumn

Heuchera flower through the spring, summer and into autumn depending on the variety.

 

Planting out

From Mid Spring TO Late Summer

Plant out container grown plants into partial shade or sunny site that is fertile and free draining.

 
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