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Tiarella wherryi

Also called Heronswood Mist


More About Tiarella wherryi

  • AKA Tiarella cordifolia var. collina
  • Compact, clump forming perennial, with a non-trailing form
  • Slower growing cultivar producing hairy, sharply lobed leaves
  • Maple-like leaves are pale green with the occasional maroon highlight
  • White blooms appear from pink buds
  • Bronze-red, tinted foliage develops during the fall or cooler weather
  • Makes an excellent ground cover for shady or wooded sites
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Height: 30 cm
  • Foliage Height: 10-15 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

White
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Wherry's Foam Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to consistently moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. They tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, however, protect from excessive, winter moisture. Trim flowers back when finished to maintain a compact habit. Tiarella wherryi has a better tolerance to drier soils.


Tiarella wherryi Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge