Rodgersia aesculifolia is a robust, clump-forming, perennial has large mid-green leaves that look like a chestnut tree's, thus it has the common name chestnut-leaved rodgersia. The leaves are palmately divided into a 5-9 leaflet arrangement, individual leaflets may reach up to 25cm long. In midsummer fluffy, creamy-white or pink flowers are produced on woolly, red-brown stalks above the foliage.
Generally not harvested.
Divide clumps in spring.
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
This low maintenance plant is a useful addition to wildlife friendly gardens, waterside locations, bog gardens and informal cottage gardens.