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Tiarella ‘Skeleton Key’
Tiarella ‘Skeleton Key’
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Tiarella ‘Skeleton Key’


USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.516.240

Foamflowers are close cousins to the Coral-bells, with similar sprays of flowers over a low clump of foliage. This selection has deeply-cut green leaves with a skeletal appearance. Delicate spikes of airy white flowers appear in late spring. An excellent choice for edging in the shade garden. Winter foliage colour is rich bronzy-purple. Registered with COPF: royalty required for propagation.

Further details for
Tiarella ‘Skeleton Key’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.