Foamflower
Tiarella 'Crow Feather'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tiarella (tee-uh-RELL-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Crow Feather
Additional cultivar information:(PP12335)
Hybridized by Heims
Registered or introduced: 2000

Category:

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 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)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Dark/Black

Bronze-Green

Veined

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Regional

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

Plainfield, Illinois

Northport, New York

Coshocton, Ohio

Ravenna, Ohio

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Old Hickory, Tennessee

Garland, Texas

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 4, 2012, lissyrae from Old Hickory, TN wrote:

This is my second spring growing this cultivar. The leaves are a nice bright green with strong dark purple markings. Slugs leave them alone, possibly because of the covering of small soft "hairs" all over each leaf. The flowers are delicate and gorgeous. Last summer, these plants, even though they had been recently planted, were drought tolerant, and wilt-resistant. Overall, a really lovely and easy plant. Much better in my experience than cultivar 'Iron Butterfly'.