TIARELLA cordifolia

Commonly known as Coolwort, Foam flower

White flowers, leaves in rosettes
Further Reading....

TIARELLA cordifolia

  • Semi-evergreen Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
  • Height
    10-30cm (4-12in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in) plus
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Vigorous rhizomatous perennial, spreading by stolons, with hairy 3- to 5-lobed, ovate, pale green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, heart-shaped at the base
  • Ground cover These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
    Avoid excessive winter wet
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - ideal for groundcover and a shady border
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs, vine weevil
  • Place of origin
    North America
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes - spike-like racemes 10-30cm (4-12in) long
  • Star-shaped
    5-10mm (¼-½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers - lightly scented
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all - tolerates a wide range of soils. Ideally, cool, moist, humus-rich
10-30cm (4-12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in) plus

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email:
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.