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American alumroot

American alumroot (Heuchera americana)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Heuchera americana
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
shade to part shade
Plant Soil Type: 
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
moist to average

American alumroot is popular in gardens because there is a wide variety of foilage variants available.