Botanical Name: Tiarella cordifolia
Plant Family: Saxifrage (Saxifragaceae)
Description: Clump-forming perennial 10-12 inches tall, forming mounds 1-2 ft. wide. Heart-shaped tooted leaves with 3-5 lobes, rising directly from the runners, may turn bronze in autumn. Leafless stems hold the flowers well above the foliage. Pink buds open to small flowers that appear frothy due to numerous white stamens; bloom occurs for about six weeks.
Growing Conditions: Part to full shade; moist, well drained rich soil in deciduous woods. Spreads rapidly by runners.
Bloom Time: Early, May-June
Bloom Color: White
Benefit to pollinators/wildlife:
Native Status: Native to Eastern US.
Location in habitat: Woodland Garden