Wherry’s foamflower is very similar in appearance to Tiarella cordifolia. It is not native to Ohio, but is native to the states directly south of us, and thus is more tolerant of heat and humidity. It is still hardy in Zones 5-7! It is a clumper while T. cordifolia is stoloniferous and spreads by runners. Also, T. cordifolia flowers are white, while T. cordifolia wherryi flowers have the slightest tinge of pink. Height: 10” Spread: 10” Family: Saxifragaceae Bloom time: April to May Sun: part shade to full shade Water: medium According to Rutgers University, Tiarella are “seldom severely damaged” by deer.