Foamflower
Tiarella 'Black Snowflake'

Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Tiarella (tee-uh-RELL-a)
Cultivar: Black Snowflake
Additional cultivar information: (PP13684)
Hybridized by Heims 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

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
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow