Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Foamflower

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Tiarella cordifolia, Foamflower

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Tiarelia cordifolia

Flower Description:

Clusters of small star-shaped flowers rise above the leaf base on a long slender stem. The small white flowers are clustered in a feathery, somewhat elongated shape.

FamilySaxifrage
Season BloomEarly spring
HabitatMoist deciduous forest. Foamflower spreads by undergrown stems and forms colonies. It is an ideal groundcover for shady, wooded sites.
CyclePerennial
Height4-14"
Leaf DescriptionBasal leaves with 3-5 shallow palmate lobes. Each leaf is on a single fuzzy stalk. Leaves are an attractive heart shape.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Shade, Partial Shade
LocationWoodland