Allegheny Foamflower, False Mitrewort, Running Foam Flower
Tiarella cordifolia 'Dark Eyes'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tiarella (tee-uh-RELL-a) (Info)
Species: cordifolia (kor-di-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dark Eyes

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Mottled

Veined

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cleveland, Georgia

Denville, New Jersey

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 6, 2006, onewish1 from Denville, NJ (Zone 6b) wrote:

I bought a few of these plants last summer - so far the deer and other critters haven't eaten them... so far so good

it almost tripled in size from less than a year ago