Foamflower Seeds -Tiarella Wherryi Groundcover Seed

Foamflower Seeds

Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 4 - 8

Height: 8 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Spring and summer

Bloom Color: White, pale pink

Environment: Partial shade to full shade

Soil Type: Rich, evenly moist, pH 5.2 - 6.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Tiarella Wherryi

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70F

Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press seed into soil, do not cover

Sowing Rate: Approximately 500 seeds covers 10 square feet or 6 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 12 inches

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Care & Maintenance: Foamflower

Foamflower (Tiarella Wherryi) - Grow this excellent ground cover for shade from Foamflower ground cover seeds. Foamflower plants thrive in cool, shaded areas, especially woodland conditions with humus-rich, moisture retentive soil in dappled to full shade. If sited properly, these ground cover plants will keep their foliage all winter long shedding only when the warmer days of spring arrive.

Shade tolerant

These heart-shaped foliage flowering ground cover plants are becoming quite popular thanks to their shade tolerance, leaf shape, marked foliage, repeat flowering and light fragrance.

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How to grow

How To Grow Foamflower From Seed: The germination for Foamflower seeds tends to be erratic. It is recommended to place the Tiarella Foam Flower seeds in the refrigerator for 4 - 6 weeks before sowing (moisten a paper towel, place seeds and moist towel in a ziploc bag).

After the cold treatment, sow the ground cover seeds directly on the surface of good seed starting mix indoors. Keep the temperature at 70F and water the seeds from underneath the tray. Keep the Foamflower seeds moist but not saturated. Transplant seedlings into prepared area after temperatures are consistently warm and danger of frost has passed.

  • Sowing Rate: Approximately 500 seeds cover 10 square feet or 6 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Depth: Press seed into soil, do not cover
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Flower Specifications

Tiarella Wherryi plants form spreading colonies and make excellent groundcovers for shady places. Individual flowers are small, white or pink, but are formed on dense showy clusters held above the foliage. This ground cover plant is stoloniferous and quickly spreads.

  • Height: 8 - 12 inches
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 8
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes