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Heuchera merriamii

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Species Name: Heuchera merriamii
Common Name: Siskiyou Alum Root

Uncommon. Excellent mass planted. Does well in acidic soil. Perfect addition to your small rock garden or hummingbird garden. Combine with penstemon, geranium, or eriogonum umbellatum!

Plant Family: Saxifragaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6 in .H x 1'-2' W
Growth Habit: Clumping rosettes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: -10 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Klamath Range, SW Oregon
Natural Habitat: Dry rocky areas. Elevation: 4500-5500'

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