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Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

Common name hairy alum root
Family saxifragaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers white (late summer)
Size 2'
Light full sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, drought tolerant
Seed ripenslate October

Started from seed in late winter, these plants grew to a nice size by late season (but they didn't bloom). The photo here shows how the leaves turn shades of purple by mid-September.

hairy alum root
Leaves in transition in spring - this photo taken in April...
Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'
...and this one in May

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '09 garden. Baggy 70F (good G, 12-18d)

Seedlings are weak. Best to leave them in baggy until seed leaves develop before planting in soil.

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