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Botanical name: Darmera peltata
Other names: Umbrella plant, Indian rhubarb, Giant cup, Peltiphyllum peltatum, Darmera peltata 'Umbrella Plant'
Species: D. peltata - D. peltata is a slowly-spreading, clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with large, rounded, lobed, peltate and veined, dark green leaves, red in autumn, and tall, erect stems bearing rounded clusters of pale pink or white flowers in late spring.
Darmera peltata is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Flushed purple, Flushed red in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Darmera peltata (Umbrella plant) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Waterside, Cottage/Informal, Bog garden, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Grow in moist or boggy soil in full sun or partial shade.
Soil type: Loamy, Clay
Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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