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foam·flow·er

 (fōm′flou′ər)
n.
Any of several woodland plants of the genus Tiarella of North America and Asia, having palmate basal leaves and a narrow cluster of small delicate white or pink flowers and often grown as ornamentals. Also called tiarella.

foamflower

(ˈfəʊmˌflaʊə)
n
(Plants) a perennial saxifragaceous plant, Tiarella cordifolia, of North America and Asia, having spring-blooming white flowers

foam•flow•er

(ˈfoʊmˌflaʊ ər)

n.
a North American plant, Tiarella cordifolia, of the saxifrage family, having small, white flowers.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foamflower - stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plantfoamflower - stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Tiarella, Tiarella - small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers
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Quite a few perennials and shrubs will thrive, such as hostas (although be vigilant against slugs and snails) and Jerusalem sage (Pulmonaria saccharata), an evergreen with white spotted foliage and red, pink or white flowers that bloom from late winter to late spring, while the foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia) is a spreading perennial with spikes of creamy white.
Trendy plants like calla lilies, foxgloves, pink and white scented hesperis, verbascums, lavender and the foam flower, Tiarella Ninja will keep the most avid plantsmen busy over summer.
Another is Jerusalem sage (Pulmonaria saccharata), an evergreen with white spotted foliage and red, pink or white flowers that bloom from late winter to late spring, while the foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia), is a spreading perennial with spikes of creamy white.