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Heartleaf Foamflower
Scientific Name: Tiarella cordifolia
Family: Saxifragaceae
Heartleaf Foamflower (Tiarella  cordifolia)
Tiarella cordifolia, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 224.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-9,14-24
USDA: 3-8

Sun Exposure: Shade

Origin: Eastern North America

Growth Habits: Clump-forming perennial, 6 to 12 inches tall (15-30 cm), 12 to 24 inches spread (30-60 cm); stoloniferous

Watering Needs: Regular water, keep soil moist, well drained

Propagation: Divisions, rooted cuttings, commercial production uses tissue culture

Many cultivars are available:
'Skeleton Key' has deeply cut dark green leaves tinged with purple, 4 inches wide (10 cm).

Blooming Habits:
white flowers, 0.25 inch wide (6 mm), in showy, delicate racemes, in April to June

Fruiting Habits:

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