Heuchera is an evergreen herbaceous perennial native to North America. It is known also as Alumroot and Coral Bells. It is a great foliage plant for part shade or full shade. The leaves are heart shaped with veined leaves. There are numerous cultivars and they may be silvery, dark, or bright colors. They need well drained soil and plants grow to 15 inches tall. Heuchera is a great plant with vivid colors for that small shady area.