- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tiarella cordifolia
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: tee-uh-RELL-a kor-di-FOH-lee-uh
- 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...