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Scientific Name: Tiarella cvs.
Pronunciation: tee-uh-RELL-uh
Common Name: foamflower
Family Name: Saxifragaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves palmate, crenate, green on the outside and has purple palmate colouring in the middle (along the veins); florets in an upright white bottlebrush.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Spring interest, Summer interest, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars on campus or shown may include T. Stargazer Mercury, T. 'Iron Butterfly', T. 'Spring Symphony', and T. 'Cygnet'.
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation:
Colour in Summer: Green, Purple, Brown
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Crenate, Dentate, Pinnately lobed

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Perigynous
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Pink
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Division - above ground parts, Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Slugs or snails, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant )
(PPL) Pine PLanting : cv. Cygnet
(WLG) WoodLand Garden
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