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Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Moist woods and stream banks are home to this charming wildflower that is less common to absent in the eastern portions of the Mid-Atlantic Region and is indigenous in NoVA only in Fairfax County. It looks as wonderful as a ground cover in shady locations as it does in a container on a patio or balcony.
The plant’s tiny, star-shaped flowers and fine-textured stamens resemble foam, accounting for its common name.