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Foam Flower

Botanical Name
Tiarella cordifolia
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
6 to 12 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Midspring: white, pink
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, rich in organic matter
Planting & Care
  • Foamflower prefers cool, moist soils high in organic matter
  • Soils should not be allowed to dry out
  • Mulch soil to retain moisture and keep cool
  • Wet, heavy soils, especially in winter will kill foamflower
  • Divide in spring
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Pink Skyrocket - 1' tall spikes of pink flowers
  • Dark Star - maple-like leaves with dark centers, pinkish-white flowers
  • Iron Butterfly - deely cut green leaves with black veins
  • Sugar and Spice - deeply divided green leaves with dark red centers and veins, pink and white flower spikes

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