Special Hours

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, due to an official government function. The Conservatory will return to normal hours December 7.

American alumroot

American alumroot (Heuchera americana)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Heuchera americana
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Sunlight: 
shade to part shade
Plant Soil Type: 
acidic
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
moist to average

American alumroot is popular in gardens because there is a wide variety of foilage variants available.