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Tiarella 'Stargazer Mercury'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tiarella (tee-uh-RELL-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Stargazer Mercury
Additional cultivar information: (PP16734, aka TNTIA041)
Hybridized by Gossett; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

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

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive northgrass On May 27, 2007, northgrass from West Chazy, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:

Like all the other plants in this family, it is easy to care for, has neat habits, has wonderful blooms in late spring and nice leaves the rest of the season, what else can we ask for?

Regional...

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

Carmel, Indiana
Bronx, New York
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Christiana, Tennessee
Hendersonville, Tennessee



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