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Tiarella, Allegheny foamflower

Tiarella cordifolia Tiarella is royalty among native ground covers. Attractiveness peaks in late spring with bottlebush flowers arise with dainty white to pink “stars” on dark flower stalks. The maple leaf-shaped foliage slowly spreads to form a mat of overlapping leaves about 6-10 inches above the...

Featured Plants - Elephant Ears

Photo by Debbie Ricigliano
Colocasia Elephant ears can be your garden’s backdrop or its bold center of attention. It is in the genus Colocasia which contains about 25 species of tropical plants grown in colder climates during the summer for their interesting foliage. Elephant ears add texture and height with a tropical flair...
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