If you are actually looking for a native plant for shady moist areas in the landscape you can try growing foamflower plant in the garden. The foamflower plant also known as Tiarella spp, actually produce fluffy, spring-time blooms, which accounts for their common name.  The mounding evergreen foliage and the minimal plant care really make the plant desirable specimens in USDA plant hardiness zones three to eight. Growing the foamflower plants is quite simple if you give the plant what they need. Continue reading to learn more about foamflower plants.


Foamflower Plant Info

This plant known as Foamflower did not get the recognition they deserve, although this may be changing. Some new cultivars resulting from the cross between the Eastern and Western native foamflower plants have been marketed in recent years and some gardeners are really learning some of the benefits of foamflower plant in the garden, most especially the woodland garden.


Foamflower Plant Care

The growing foamflower plants have a relatively lengthy bloom, often lasting as long as 6 weeks when properly located. The foamflower plant care includes regular watering if the foamflower plants are not located in a consistently moist area. Apart from moisture the foamflower plants actually like to grow in a richly organic soil, just like their native habitat in the woodlands.  

Furthermore, the light conditions for foamflower plants must be partial to heavy shade in southern zones. Some hours of morning sun should be available to the foamflower plants, although they can be planted in partial sun in more northern areas. The foamflower plant short mounding habit makes them easy to locate in areas to be shaded by taller plants. White and pink foamy blossoms rise above the mounding foliage, usually a few inches (7 cm.) to a foot (30 cm.) in height. The plant attractive foliage can stand alone when the flowers are spent on the foamflower plants.

You can now look for the plants at local nurseries or garden centers now that you’ve learned about the plant and tips on growing them. 

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