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- n. Any of several woodland plants of the genus Tiarella; the foamflowers
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of polypetalous plants, of the order Saxifragaceæ and tribe Saxifrageæ.
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- n. small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers
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I moved most of mine to a more-open area after it began to worm its way into nearby foamflowers (tiarella) and lady's mantle (alchemilla).
These hybrids between heuchera and tiarella spread a little more than heucheras, and I especially like 'Brass Lantern', which makes an unusually large plant, 20in across but 24in tall.
Heuchera, tiarella and tellima all share the same growth pattern of a low mound of leaf beneath tall, fragile shimmers of flowering spikes that are, individually, hardly more than dots of colour but collectively work really well.
The master gardener conducted a tour last week of the lush private shade gardens surrounding her colonial home, pointing out plant species visitors had never heard of, like tiarella, and noting the many shades of green plants she intentionally uses.
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