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Ornamental Rhubarb

Rheum palmatum

Also known as

Chinese Rhubarb, Palmate Rhubarb, Turkey Rhubarb, Turkish Rhubarb

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ornamental Rhubarb Overview

This plant has beautiful purple and dark green foliage. In the summer large spikes of bright pink flowers are pushed through from the clumps of foliage. Ideal for planting in wet or boggy areas.

Common problems with Ornamental Rhubarb

How to propagate Ornamental Rhubarb

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Division

Division.

Other uses of Ornamental Rhubarb

Bog, ornamental, foliage, borders, ground cover. Summer interest.