Foamflower
Tiarella 'Pink Skyrocket'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tiarella (tee-uh-RELL-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Skyrocket
Additional cultivar information:(PP13382)
Hybridized by Heims
Registered or introduced: 2002

Category:

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 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:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Francisco, California

Lexington, Kentucky

Sandown, New Hampshire

Flat Rock, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Toledo, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Schwenksville, Pennsylvania

Andersonville, Tennessee

Lexington, Virginia

Graham, Washington

Kalama, Washington

New Lisbon, Wisconsin

Stoughton, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 14, 2011, KariGrows from New Lisbon, WI (Zone 4b) wrote:

I have not had much experience with Foamflowers but was intrigued at their "cuteness" ... so put in a few last year. They are up and ready to bloom .. I was surprised to see it with so many buds and just a year in the ground. It was a fairly small plant that I put in. I think this is a winner in the woodland garden.

Neutral

On Apr 21, 2011, Terri1948 from Yorkshire
wrote:

Very hardy little Tiarella that is one of the first Tiarellas to come into flower.
Here in the UK it has survived 2 severe Winter's with hard frosts.
It lives up to it's name, the flowers do resemble tiny rockets and, once established, it carries lots of blooms.

Positive

On Oct 26, 2008, artemiss from Toledo, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

A hardy little Tiarella I purchased in a co-op as a tiny plug.

It bloomed it's first year, which surprised me.