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Tiarella 'Cygnet' (Foam flower 'Cygnet')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tiarella 'Cygnet'

Other names

Foam flower 'Cygnet'

Genus

Tiarella Tiarella

Variety or Cultivar

'Cygnet' _ 'Cygnet' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with attractive deeply lobed, palmate leaves with bronze veins. From spring to late summer, it bears dainty, fluffy, pink-tinged white flowers on wiry stems.


Tiarella 'Cygnet' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Bronze-green in Spring; Bronze-green in Summer; Bronze-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Tiarella 'Cygnet' (Foam flower 'Cygnet') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Cool, moist, humus-rich soils are ideal, however it will tolerate most soils. Plant in partial or full shade. Protect from excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Tiarella 'Cygnet'

Other names

Foam flower 'Cygnet'

Genus

Tiarella Tiarella

Variety or Cultivar

'Cygnet' _ 'Cygnet' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with attractive deeply lobed, palmate leaves with bronze veins. From spring to late summer, it bears dainty, fluffy, pink-tinged white flowers on wiry stems.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Bronze-green in Spring; Bronze-green in Summer; Bronze-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tiarella 'Cygnet' (Foam flower 'Cygnet') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Garden edging, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Cool, moist, humus-rich soils are ideal, however it will tolerate most soils. Plant in partial or full shade. Protect from excessive winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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