This plant is called a Stoplight Foamy Bells because the leaves have the colors of a stoplight and during the summer months it bears masses of tiny foam-like flowers on stalks held about the plant.
In spring the leaves of Stoplight foamy bells are yellow with bright red centers however these leaves become a chartreuse lime-green during the summer months although still retaining their striking red centers. the foliage of this plant grows to about a foot in height and the flower stalks are about eighteen inches high. The plant grows to be about a foot wide. In order to preserve the striking colors it is important to limit the amount of direct light, although a few hours is optimal. This plant likes cool moisture rich, but well-drained sites and has similar requirements to many ferns and woodland plants. The striking colors of this plant lend it to planting with darker foliaged plants and containers.
Partial Shade, Full Shade
Bedding or Border, Understory