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Tiarella - 'Tiger Stripe' (Foam Flower, Tiarella)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Spring), Light green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Tiarella - Cultivation Notes

This shade loving herbaceous plant will rapidly spread forming a low shade tolerant ground cover. Foam Flower requires a shaded spot on any reasonably moist soil. Ideal low maintenance for ground cover under woodland planting or in a shady area.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Tiarella:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates permanently wet soil
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Tiarella

  • Invasive/spreading root growth

Design & Plant Use for Tiarella:

  • Winter/early spring flowering herbaceous plant for early colour and extended seasonal interest
  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting
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Common Missspellings: Tierela, Tearella.Tearela

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