Heuchera elegans

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Heuchera elegans
Heuchera elegans
Heuchera elegans

Species Name: Heuchera elegans
Common Name: Urn-Flowered Alumroot

Found only in the San Gabriel Mountains. Bright pink flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your shady garden. Does well on rocky slopes or outcrops.

Plant Family: Saxifragaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Clumping rosettes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Bright pink
Endangered?: List 4/ RED 1-1-3
Distribution: Transverse Range (San Gabriel Mountains)
Natural Habitat: Rocky areas from 4800--8000'

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.