Definition of tiarella in English:


Line breaks: tia|rella
Pronunciation: /tɪəˈrɛlə


  • A small chiefly North American plant of the saxifrage family.
    • Genus Tiarella, family Saxifragaceae, especially T. cordifolia
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    • Their cheerful porcelain-white blossoms dance and dart in the autumn breezes, towering over the heucheras, tiarellas, and ferns at their feet.
    • I'm also adding a few tiarellas in between, but they just aren't as hardy as the herbs though.
    • As I occasionally deadheaded the shade perennials, I admired the tiarellas for their toughness - and their beauty of both leaf and form.


modern Latin, from Latin tiara 'turban, tiara' + the diminutive suffix -ella.

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