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Scientific name: Tiarella cordifolia    ti-a-rel-a   kor-da-folia

Common name: Foam Flower

Design Characteristics

Height  6-12"
Spread  12-18"
Form  mound with flowers held above
Texture  medium-coarse
Flower color  whitish-pink
Leaf color  green (variable)
Time of bloom  April-July

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part-full shade
Soil
requirement
 moist, rich, humusy
Propagation
method
 divide spring or fall
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   mildew
Uses  -woodland settings
 -front of border
Comments  -many new cultivars available
 (tissue culture from ‘Terra Nova’)
 -‘Iron Butterfly’, ‘Spring Symphony’, ‘Mint Chocolate’