Foamflower
Tiarella cordifolia 'Pink Brushes'

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: Pink Brushes
Additional cultivar information:(PP13329)
Hybridized by Oliver
Registered or introduced: 2001

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

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:

Denver, Colorado

Ewing, Kentucky

Pinconning, Michigan

Cincinnati, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 28, 2005, henryr10 from Cincinnati, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

My first and still favorite Tiarella.
This one, while a shade plant, will take some sun.
It wintered over well w/ the upper leaves creating an olive colored cover.
Come early Spring the protected lower leaves quickly emerged, some under the snow.
By mid March flower stalks developed starting to open in early April.
Now in late April it is in full flower and gorgeous.
We use Japanese Painted Ferns as a backdrop for it.
They compliment each other nicely.