Rodgersia aesculifolia offers large clumps of big, bold, textured, palmate foliage that makes a great shady focal point.
Rodgersia aesculifolia is a dramatic, long-lived perennial for shadier and moist locations though it can be grown in average soils in part sun. The large clumps consist of big, bold, palmate foliage consisting of 5-7 leaflets with great surface texture that resemble horse chestnut (Aesculus). Plants make a great focal point. Pyramidal towers of white flowers rise above the foliage in summer. Possibly hardy to zone 3.
Common Name: Rodgersia
Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Moist woods and streambanks in China.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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