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Rodgersia

Rodgersia spp.

Rodgersia pinnata var. 'Superba' by James Steakley (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Rodgersia Overview

This small genus of 5 species of rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial plants in the Saxifragaceae family is native to the moist, shady woodlands of East Asia. Members have palmate leaves often tinged with bronze, and cone-shaped feathery panicles of tiny colourful star-shaped flowers. In cultivation they prefer a sheltered moist site and can tolerate full shade.

Common problems with Rodgersia

How to propagate Rodgersia

Division

Propagation is by division in the spring.

Seed

Seed in the autumn.

Other uses of Rodgersia

Suitable for pond sides.

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