Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Littleflower Alumroot

Heuchera parviflora
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Cliff
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Green
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Shade
Soil
Moisture
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

6 to
8
inches

Spread:

6 to
12
inches
Size
Height: 6 to
8
inches
Spread: 6 to
12
inches
Size
Height: 6 to
8
inches
Spread: 6 to
12
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Ground cover. Low, formal borders. Container gardens. Shade gardens.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Dry to moist, well-drained soil. Versatile, widely tollerant of soil and light conditions.
Special Features
Special Usage
Ground Cover
Basic Description

Compact mounds of mostly evergreen foliage, plus a long flowering period, make this a super formal plant for shade.

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