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Tiarella 'Ninja' (Foam flower 'Ninja')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.35m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tiarella 'Ninja'

Other names

Foam flower 'Ninja'

Genus

Tiarella Tiarella

Variety or Cultivar

'Ninja' _ 'Ninja' is a mound-forming, deciduous or semi-evergreen perennial bearing rosettes of ovate, deeply lobed, mid-green leaves with maroon-purple around each central vein. Upright racemes of fluffy, pale pink flowers bloom from late spring to midsummer.


Tiarella 'Ninja' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring; Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-purple, Variegated, Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific pests

Slugs , Vine weevil Slugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Tiarella 'Ninja' (Foam flower 'Ninja') will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Prefers cool, moist, humus-rich soils though tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. 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

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Tiarella 'Ninja'

Other names

Foam flower 'Ninja'

Genus

Tiarella Tiarella

Variety or Cultivar

'Ninja' _ 'Ninja' is a mound-forming, deciduous or semi-evergreen perennial bearing rosettes of ovate, deeply lobed, mid-green leaves with maroon-purple around each central vein. Upright racemes of fluffy, pale pink flowers bloom from late spring to midsummer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring; Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-purple, Variegated, Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific pests

Slugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tiarella 'Ninja' (Foam flower 'Ninja') will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Prefers cool, moist, humus-rich soils though tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. 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

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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