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Tiarella 'Heronswood Mist'

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tiarella (tee-uh-RELL-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Heronswood Mist

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

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

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray
Mottled

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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive stormyla On Jun 20, 2009, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This plant is very beautiful but also very tempermental. It absolutely hates wet feet. A continuous spell of spring rains drowned 2 of these. A prolonged stretch of dry 90 degree weather killed another. The 2 that have survived are beautiful.

Regional...

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

Plainfield, Illinois
Rockville, Maryland
East Tawas, Michigan
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Hendersonville, Tennessee
Lexington, Virginia



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