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Tiarella cordifolia

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With attractive medium-green lobed leaves and 8-10” tall stems covered in tiny white to pinkish-white flowers,foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia) stands out in the garden as one the best native plants for use as a shade groundcover. Tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions from dry to moist, this undemanding plant performs reliably in the garden with well-drained soil. Foamflower is frequently used as a filler in woodland gardens because of its carefree nature and adaptability. It makes an excellent garden companion for creeping phlox (Phlox stolonifera), Dutchman’s-breeches (Dicentra cucullaria), northern lady fern (Athyrium angustum), northern maidenhair (Adiantum pedatum), and large-flowered trillium (Trillium grandiflorum). Zones 4-9.  

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