General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 36-48 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • Rodgersia
  • Rodgers Flower
  • Featherleaf Rodgersisa

Comments:
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 12:44 AM concerning plant:
    "Rodgersia pinnata is a species of flowering plant in the family Saxifragaceae, native to the Sichuan and Yunnan provinces of China. It is a robust, herbaceous perennial growing to 120 cm (47 in) tall by 75 cm (30 in) broad, with textured palmate/pinnate leaves up to 90 cm (35 in) long, with 5-9 leaflets. 60 cm (24 in) erect panicles made up of tiny, star-shaped flowers, are borne on reddish green stems in summer. The flowers may be white, cream, pink or red.

    R. pinnata is useful as an ornamental groundcover plant for the margins of streams or ponds."

    Taken from wikipedia's page at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R...

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