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     This semi-evergreen, marbled-foliage plant makes a great groundcover, especially in moist but well drained, shady sites.  Its leaves often feature shades of purple, green and whitish tones. 


     In spring, 2-foot leaf-less stems arise from the foliage featuring tiny cream or light-green flowers attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, moths and native bees. 


     This is a clump-forming perennial and can be divided every few years and replanted elsewhere.  Deer find it largely unpalatable, and you can plant it near Black Walnut.

Coral Bells/Alumroot

1 Gallon
    • Latin: Heuchera americana
    • Pollinator value: High
    • Wetland status: FACU
    • Height: 1-3 feet; 12-18 inches wide
    • Spacing: 12-18 inches
    • Light: Part to full shade
    • Soil: Moist; drought tolerant
    • Bloom: Spring, small greenish-purple
    • Foliage: Semi-evergreen, green, purple, burgundy
    • Landscape: Groundcover. Native, pollinator, rock or shade garden
    • Resistance: Deer, rabbits, black walnut
    • More information and native range here
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