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Heuchera ‘Brownies’

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Heuchera ‘Brownies’ is very similar to H. villosa ‘Autumn Bride’. Both have large, fuzzy leaves and a somewhat coarse, open habit. However, ‘Brownies’ has leaves that are darker green than ‘Autumn Bride’ and that also have a pale, purplish-brown underside. ‘Brownies’ is a highly recommended cultivar because of its vigor and uniform habit. Unfortunately, the floral display was unimpressive due to the floppiness of the tall, white inflorescences. The strengths of this plant lies less in its floral performance and more in its large leaves and hefty stature. When grown in full sun, ‘Brownies’ was stunted with significant bleaching and burning, and is thus only recommended for part shade – full shade conditions.


  • Rating
  • Common Name
    Brownies alumroot  
  • Bloom Period
    mid-July – late October 
  • Size
    18” x 40” x 36” (h x w x flower hgt.) 
  • Flower Color
  • Floral Display
  • Sun Tolerance
    4 hours or less