Heuchera elegans

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Heuchera elegans
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Heuchera
Species: H. elegans
Binomial name
Heuchera elegans
Abrams

Heuchera elegans is a species of flowering plant in the saxifrage family known by the common name urn-flowered alumroot.

It is endemic to the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California, where it grows on the rocky slopes.

Heuchera elegans is a rhizomatous perennial herb with multi-lobed leaves. It produces an erect, drooping inflorescence which bears bright pink or magenta bell-shaped flowers.


Cultivation

While uncommon in the wild, Heuchera elegans is cultivated as an ornamental plant for its attractive garden flower, and for wildlife gardens and natural landscaping.


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