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foam flower is clump forming perennial
Photo 15 of 15This is an evergreen to semi-evergreen clump-forming perennial with varied color leaves and spires of fragrant, white or pink flowers in the spring.

Foam Flower (15 of 15)

Tiarella cordifolia – Foam Flower
Evergreen to semi-evergreen clump-forming perennial with varied color leaves and spires of fragrant, white or pink flowers in the spring
Plant in rich, moist, but well-drained soil; water when dry
Plant in partial to medium shade
Do not mulch heavily in fall; pull back mulch in spring
Height: 4-12 inches; Width: 8-12 inches, spreading
Hardy in USDA zones 3-8:
Zone 3: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in partial shade; mulch lightly after first hard frost; protect from salt; pull back mulch in spring; divide in spring as new growth appears.
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in partial shade; mulch lightly after first hard frost; protect from salt; pull back mulch in spring; divide in spring as new growth appears.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in partial shade; mulch lightly after first hard frost; protect from salt; pull back mulch in spring; divide in spring as new growth appears.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in partial to medium shade; mulch lightly after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring; divide in spring as new growth appears.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in partial to medium shade; mulch lightly after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; divide in spring as new growth appears.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in partial to medium shade; mulch lightly after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; divide in spring as new growth appears; plants may be short-lived in warmer parts of this zone.

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