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


12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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

Grown for foliage

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

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