Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

To view the natural range of Foamflowervisit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website.

Native Plant of the Year - LEAP (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity) -Native Plant of the Year 2014
Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower
Nodding Onion Gardens - Slow but sure!
Wildlife Significance

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
Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower
Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower

Cultivation Information

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

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

Family - Saxifragaceae

young foam flower
Original plants from Amanda's Garden My are they healthy
Plant Provenance - Original mother plant - Amanda's Garden, Spring, New York - 2013 - Nodding Onion Gardens 2017

Propagation Information -  

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