Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

 Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Foamflower

To view the natural range of Foamflowervisit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website. Considered endangered in Wisconsin and New Jersey

Native Plant of the Year - LEAP (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity) - Native Plant of the Year 2014 

Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower
Foamflowers are slow but sure!
Wildlife Significance - Foamflower

Flowers - Are visited by small bees, syrphus flies and butterflies

Mammals - Tend to enjoy dinning on this plant

For More Information - Visit the Missouri Botanical Gardens website


wooden angle in garden
Picture taken at Benjamin Franklin Garden, Old Brooklyn, Ohio

Propagation Information -Tiarella cordiifolia


Seems to do best when left to itself. In the fall of 2017 we were able to transplant a few young plants that should be available for the 2018 season


Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower
Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower


Cultivation Information -Tiarella cordiifolia


Height - under 1 ft
Flower Color - White
Blooms - May
Sun - Full to filtered
 
Soil - Moist  and fertile, wonderful woodland ground cover

Ground Cover - Patience is a virtue when establishing a woodland garden. It has taken us several years but the Foamflowers we purchased from Amanda's Garden are working hard to create a dense woodland carpet

Hardy Zone - 4 to 9
pH - 5.0 to 6.0
Spreads - By seed and runners (stolons)

Family - Saxifragaceae

young foam flower
Foam Flower when it arrived from Amanda'a Garden

Plant Provenance  Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower - Original mother plant - Amanda's Garden, Spring, New York - 2013 - Nodding Onion Gardens 2017