Heuchera Micrantha. Small-Flowered Alum-Root.

Heuchera micrantha. Small-flowered alum-root.

Heuchera micrantha, commonly known as Small-flowered Alum-root, is a captivating and diminutive herbaceous perennial plant that adds a touch of elegance to gardens and woodland landscapes. Characterized by its dainty, intricately lobed leaves and delicate small flowers, this species belongs to the Saxifragaceae family and is native to North America. The foliage of Heuchera micrantha showcases a rich tapestry of colors, ranging from deep green to burgundy and even silver, depending on the variety. These heart-shaped leaves create a lush, low-growing mound, making it an ideal choice for ground cover or as an accent plant in borders and rock gardens.

One of the most enchanting features of the Small-flowered Alum-root is its slender, wiry stems adorned with clusters of petite, bell-shaped flowers. These blossoms, which typically appear in spring to early summer, come in shades of pink, coral, or white, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies to the garden. With a mature height of around 8 to 12 inches, Heuchera micrantha is a versatile and low-maintenance addition to any garden, thriving in partial to full shade and well-drained soil. Its adaptability to different growing conditions and its aesthetic appeal make Small-flowered Alum-root a cherished gem for novice and experienced gardeners alike.

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