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Foam Flower

Tiarella 'Iron Butterfly'

Also known as

Allegheny Foamflower, False mitrewort, Sugar scoop

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Foam Flower Overview

This is a small genus of perennials which produces thick rootstocks, with decorative leaves that will grow close to the ground. The flowers appear in sprays of small, white flowers which are borne on bare stems.

Common problems with Foam Flower

How to propagate Foam Flower

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division in early spring.

Special features of Foam Flower

Ground cover

Other uses of Foam Flower

Is excellent as ground cover.