Foamflower produces maple-shaped basal leaves in a low-growing cluster. It will spread slowly to form a groundcover in the shade garden. It produces a raceme of delicate white to pink flowers in late spring.
4 to 9
1 to 2 ft.
Shade, Partial Shade
Ground cover for shaded areas.
Care and Maintenance
Can remove spent flowers after bloom.
Pest and Diseases
No major issues. Tolerates rabbits and deer.
Establishment and Propagation
Divide in fall. Plant from plug or start from seed.
Alternative Plant Selections
Not naturally occurring in Illinois, but native to neighboring states.
Leaves may turn a reddish color or remain evergreen through winter.