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Rodgersia aesculifolia


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

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

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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