- any of various North American plants belonging to the genus Heuchera, of the saxifrage family, having clusters of small, cup-shaped flowers, especially the alumroots.
Origin of heuchera
Examples from the Web for heuchera
Historical Examples of heuchera
Cultivation and flowering period, as described under Heuchera.
Cultivation and flowering period, the same as for the Heuchera.
Mrs. Norton: I would suggest that hardy alum-root, or heuchera.
This is found in the Heuchera, which is easily grown from seed and reaches a height of eighteen inches.Garden Ornaments
Mary H. Northend
In the front I find that a longish patch of Heuchera Richardsoni has about half the plants overgrown.Wood and Garden
- any plant of the N. American genus Heuchera, with low-growing heart-shaped leaves and mostly red flowers carried in sprays on slender graceful stems: family SaxifragaceaeSee also alumroot