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Sugar and Spice Foamflower

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$38.99
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  • Full Shade (Less Than 2 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 8 - 12 Inches
  • Mature Spread 8 - 12 Inches
  • Growing Zones 5 - 8

Sugar and Spice Foamflower (Tiarella) is tougher than its name implies. With soft white flowers (that’s the sugar) that rise in late spring on a spike above glossy green leaves with a burgundy center, its contrast is sure to bring a unique “flavor” to any garden. This versatile North American native grows well in zones 5 through 8 in full or partial shade. It grows to about a foot high and wide.

With its foamy flowers, two-toned, heart-shaped leaves and neat mounding habit, this perennial plant can shine nearly anywhere, attracting pollinators while it flowers. It’s perfect as a container thriller or filler, or as a mass planting of sugar and spice color. Its low height makes it an effective groundcover to suppress weeds in garden beds or under trees. Those are plenty of worthy attributes, but add to this that this is a deer-resistant, drought-tolerant, easy-care plant and you can’t go wrong with this foamflower.

Sugar and Spice Foamflower Care

Plant your foamflower where the sun hardly shines for its best performance, giving it up to only 4 hours of shade or less per day. Choose a rich soil with plenty of humus or a good container mix. The plants prefer average pH or slightly acidic soils.Cut flower spikes after the star-shaped blooms fade and remove dead or damaged leaves.

Since foamflower is native to moist woodland areas, the plants typically prefer consistent moisture. This one is more tolerant of drought, so don’t overwater. But give it some extra irrigation in the peak heat of summer. There is no need to fertilize Tiarella, but add a layer of organic mulch if needed to retain some moisture, cool the roots, and provide the natural nutrients provided by decomposing dropped leaves.

Sugar and Spice Foamflower Spacing

Plant your Sugar and Spice Foamflower about a foot from companion plants or structures. When planting a mass of these beauties, also space them nearly a foot apart.

Sugar and Spice Foamflower Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Shade (Less Than 2 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 8 - 12 Inches
Mature Spread: 10 - 12 Inches
Spacing: 10 - 12 Inches
Habit: Mounded, Spreading
Flower Color(s): White
Flower Description:
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Type: Variegated
Foliage Color(s): Green, Red
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Containers, Groundcovers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Brand:
Common Name: Sugar and Spice Foam Flower
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name: TIARELLA `SUGAR AND SPICE`
SKU:
1231010918-pc

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.

Summer

If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
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We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!

Winter

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations