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Foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tiarella cordifolia
  • PLANT TYPE: Perennial
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: bees, groundcover, and showy. Plant Types: Perennial.

Foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia) grows in partial to full shade in a humusy soil that stays fairly moist; not drought tolerant, but makes a good ground cover in moist locations. When planted in masses, the flowering stalks make a nice show; the leaves are interesting, particularly those with markings on them. Several cultivars are sold in the nursery trade and...
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Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) grows in partial shade to shade; average, medium-wet, well-drained soil; prefers rich, moist humusy soil; will self-sow under optimal conditions; will form a colony over time via undergrown rhizomes. Flowers are usually borne on 2-leaved plants in May; singled leaved plants are not mature enough to bloom.
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Mouse-ear coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coreopsis auriculata
  • PLANT TYPE: Perennial
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: kor-ee-OP-sis aw-rik-yoo-LAY-tuh
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: groundcover. Plant Types: Perennial.

Mouse-ear coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata) grows best in partial shade to full sun; well-drained soil; will form a colony over time via underground stolons. Evergreen foliage can be used as ground cover; showy flowers.   Other Common Names: Eared Coreopsis, Mouse-Ear Tickseed, Lobed Tickseed
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