Heuchera


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heuchera

(ˈhjuːkərə)
n
(Plants) 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 Saxifragaceae. See also alumroot
[named after J. H. Heucher (1677–1747), German doctor and botanist]
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Noun1.heuchera - genus of North American herbs with basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowersHeuchera - genus of North American herbs with basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, saxifrage family - a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae
alumbloom, alumroot - any of several herbs of the genus Heuchera
Heuchera cylindrica, poker alumroot, poker heuchera - plant with leathery heart-shaped leaf blades clustered at base of long stalks with greenish-white flowers clustered along the upper part; western North America
coralbells, Heuchera sanguinea - perennial plant of the western United States having bright red flowers in feathery spikes; used as an ornamental
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His wife, Ruth, calls Reg a"heuchera hollic" because of his love for the heuchera plant.
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FOLIAGE AND STEMS BLACK foliage provides an amazing contrast to flowers and other lighter foliage, and you could start with the wonderful heuchera, which comes in a huge range of colours, from acid green to almost black.
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FOLIAGE AND STEMS BLACK foliage provides an amazing contrast to you could start with the wonderful heuchera, which comes in a huge range of colours, from acid green to almost black.
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Good plant partners for traditional Primula vulgaris include burgundy-leaved heuchera such as 'Amethyst Myst', violas, hellebores and daffodils such as N.
Know what plants can thrive Perennials which can be grown in a seaside setting include achillea, crocosmia, eryngium (sea holly), echinops (globe thistle), sedum, heuchera (coral flower), euphorbia, gazania, scabiosa.