Tiarella cordifolia

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Shade, part shade
Soils: Average, well-drained
Bloom Time: White in May, June
Size: 3-12 inches in height; 12-24 inch spread

Foam Flower makes an excellent ground cover, border, or filler for shady, woodland sites. It spreads by underground stems to form colonies and is a good alternative to mulch or lily-of- the-valley. After the spring blooming flower spikes have passed the leaves provide texture and color year-round.

Garden Companions

Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra culcullaria), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

Nature Benefits

• Attracts pollinators.

Native Habitat

Occurs in forests, swamps, wetland margins.

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