Tiarella cordifolia 'Fancy Trails' Allegheny Foamflower



Tiarella cordifolia 'Fancy Trails' has unusual star-shaped leaves with wide maroon to deep brown centers edged with bright green. It is topped by creamy pink bottle brush blooms in spring. Also called Allegheny Foamflower, Tiarella cordifolia 'Fancy Trails' forms clumps that will spread via stolons (runners) and makes a very attractive ground cover. It is semi-evergreen in warmer parts of its range. It is wonderful for the woodland garden or in shade containers. Avoid planting with aggressive species, which may overrun it.

Tiarella cordifolia, also known as Heartleaf Foamflower, is native to the eastern United States and Canada. In the northern U.S. it is found as far west as Minnesota and Wisconsin. It is indigenous to rich deciduous woodlands and open, moist to dry woods particularly along stream banks and other open areas. It will form colonies where conditions are favorable.

Tiarella cordifolia 'Fancy Trails' prefers partial to full shade and rich, consistently moist, well-drained soil.


  • Common Names: Allegheny Foamflower
  • Zones: 4-8
  • Light Requirements: Part Shade to Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 10-12
  • Width at Maturity: 18-24
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
  • Patent #: PPAF

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits.
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Native to North America.

Care and Growing Tips

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