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Heartleaf Foamflower
Tiarella cordifolia

Heartleaf Foamflower is a woodland plant with showy white and pink blooms. It's foliage shifts to deep red and bronze hues in the fall. Foamflower prefers well-drained, rich soil and is a good choice for a shade garden.

USDA symbol: TICO

General Information

Plant TypeForb
Height6 to 18 inches
Light ExposureSun, Part Sun, Shade
Soil MoistureDry, Medium
Bloom ColorWhite
Heartleaf Foamflower (Heartleaf Foamflower<div><em class="small">Tiarella cordifolia</em></div>)
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Flooding / Inundation ToleranceLow
General Resilience6
Salt ToleranceNone

Pollinator Value: High

Bloom MonthsApril to June
Pollinator BenefitInsect Pollinated, Provides Nectar, Supports Generalists

Project Planning

Project TypeRain Garden, Restoration
Herbivore SensitivityLow
Rate of SpreadMedium
Soil StabilizationShallow
Vegetative ReproductionClonal


CountyDakota, Goodhue, Ramsey, Stearns
EcoregionNorth Central Hardwood Forests, Northern Lakes and Forests
Approximate Eco ProvinceEastern Broadleaf Forest, Laurentian Mixed Forest