|Common Name||Foam flower|
|US Patent #||PP17486|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||April, May|
|Flower Color||Pink, White|
|Foliage Color||Green, Red|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Foliage shape and pattern combined with short pink to white flowers.|
|Landscape Value||Woodland or shade garden. Good under high branching shrubs.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 12" / 12"|
|Soil (Garden)||Rich and moist with an organic component.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Winter Color|
Tiarella ‘Morning Star’ (syn. Mercury)
Deeply cut, star-shaped green leaves with burgundy coloration along veins form a tidy clump in the early spring. While the foliage could stand alone, delicate pink flowers steal the show when they emerge in spring. Excellent low-maintenance plant.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 12″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry slightly between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|pH||5.5 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||10 – 12 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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