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Tiarella cordifolia

Foam flower

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-9
0.75-1'
1-2'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Groundcover, runners
Flower
Perennial

Heart leaf Foamflower

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
April-May
Violet/ pinkish
Fall attractive leaf
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam
Acidic (pH<6.8), can tolerate average to slightly alkaline
Soil Preference
Well-draining, moist, humus-rich
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rich deciduous woodlands, hemlock or white cedar forests, open moist to dry woods, stream and creek banks
Eastern North America to south to Georgia, to Mississippi to Minnesota
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Powdery mildew and slugs occur when circulation is poor
COMPANION PLANTS
Wild columbine
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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