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TIARELLA cordifolia

Commonly known as Coolwort, Foam flower

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

  • 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 - Autumn -
  • 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

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