Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Heuchera maxima
Island Alum Root

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Heuchera maxima- Island Alum Root is native to the 3 northern Channel Islands.  Sun or shade near the coast like Ventura or Santa Monica but full shade in more inland areas. Large evergreen leaves with flowers from spring through early summer. The flowers also give off nectar for both bees and hummingbirds.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Heuchera maxima

Common Name

Island Alum Root

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Moderate growth rate

Mature Size

1' tall × 2' wide

Flower Color

White

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Hummingbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Filtered Sun / Part Shade / Shade / Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Occasional
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