|Common Name||Foam flower|
|US Patent #||PP16738|
|EU Grant #||EU20614|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It has distinctive leaves and a creeping habit.|
|Landscape Value||Colorfully marked foliage and charming flowers. Use as a groundcover in the woodland or shade garden. Good under high branching shrubs.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 12" / 13"|
|Soil (Garden)||Rich and moist with an organic component.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Winter Color|
|Comments||Did well at the Dallas Arboretum in their Perennials for Purgatory trials.|
Tiarella ‘Sugar and Spice’
Dramatic, lacy leaves with painted, heavily-marked centers are seen in summer to winter. Lightly fragrant, spring flowers are uniquely “frosted with pink with a white interior,” says Ken. The shiny leaves appear to be lacquered and look fabulous all year here at the nursery! Dan gives this clumper #1 status.
|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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