Darmera

Darmera spp.

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by Michael Wolf (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Some Darmera peltata flowers in a garden
profile iconDarmera peltata 04
by Michael Wolf (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Genus with 1 species, Darmera peltata, which is also known as Indian rhubarb and umbrella plant. It's a hardy, perennial plant with large, interesting foliage that displays autumn colours and attractive clustered, star-shaped, pink-white flowers arranged in a spherical flowerhead. Leaves are rounded, notably veined, lobed and connected to the rest of the plant through a stem attached to the centre of the leaf. Growth occurs through the use of rhizomes and this species is well placed next to water bodies.

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Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Saxifragaceae

Flower colour

Pink

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