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Tiarella cordifolia var. collina 'Oakleaf' (foamflower)

Tiarella cordifolia var. collina 'Oakleaf'


One of the first and still one of the best of the new generation of foamflowers. A very long blooming, clumping plant with wonderfully shaped leaves, light pink flowers and bronze new spring growth. Brilliant burgundy winter color. A shared introduction from the University of Delaware, the Brandywine Conservancy and Dunvegan Nursery.

Tiarella cordifolia var. collina 'Oakleaf' LP32 - 32 per flat Availability
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12-18 Inches


12-18 Inches


12 Inches

Bloom Color


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

foamflower Interesting Notes

Foam Flowers are just one of nearly 700 species of the Saxifrage Family, whose members are largely distributed throughout mountainous areas of the Northern Hemisphere. Tiarella is found primarily in rich woods of New England extending south to the higher elevations of the Carolinas, though a varient species Tiarella cordifolia var. collina, of very similar appearance has a range extending into much of the North Carolina piedmont. This perennial herb blooms from April to June.Wild Ones

Tiarella cordifolia var. collina 'Oakleaf' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist, rich, organic, well-drained soils in full to part shade. Do not let soil dry out. Stoloniferous, but this variety spreads more slowly than others. Propagate by seed or spring division. Makes an excellent groundcover or edging for shady or naturalized areas.

Good Substitutions

foamflower Tiarella 'Elizabeth Oliver'
foamflower Tiarella cordifolia 'Brandywine'
foamflower Tiarella cordifolia
foamflower Tiarella cordifolia 'Running Tapestry'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Shade
Full Shade
Part Sun
Part Sun
Early Spring
Early Spring

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Landscape Plug™
Green Infrastructure
Native to North America
Ornamental Foliage
Propagation Type
Tissue culture