Creepingwith decorative foliage and small white in large spikes.
Tiarella makes charming ground-cover; it tolerates a great deal of shade and has a prolonged flowering season. Very attractive underor placed together with other plants requiring acid, damp soil.
Rich in humus, never dry. Propagation By division or from.
Tiarella cordifolia: Height to 20 cm; flowering season late spring and early summer, often longer; white flowers in 10 cm spikes. The long-stalkedare lobed like those of the maple and change colour to bronze yellow in autumn. Tiarella wherryi: Height to 30 cm; creamy white, 25 cm tall flower spikes in late spring to late summer. The foliage is pale green with brown spots; its shape resembles that of the ivy.