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Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Ace of Hearts')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rheum 'Ace of Hearts'

Other names

Ornamental rhubarb 'Ace of Hearts'

Genus

Rheum Rheum

Variety or Cultivar

'Ace of Hearts' _ 'Ace of Hearts' is a small-scale, clump-forming perennial with large, heart-shaped red-purple leaves with crimson veins and tall bracts of soft pink flowers in early summer.


Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Reddish-purple, Crimson in Spring; Crimson, Reddish-purple in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Crown rot Crown rot

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Ace of Hearts') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Waterside, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Mulch with well-rotted farmyard manure in late winter or spring.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Rheum 'Ace of Hearts'

Other names

Ornamental rhubarb 'Ace of Hearts'

Genus

Rheum Rheum

Variety or Cultivar

'Ace of Hearts' _ 'Ace of Hearts' is a small-scale, clump-forming perennial with large, heart-shaped red-purple leaves with crimson veins and tall bracts of soft pink flowers in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Reddish-purple, Crimson in Spring; Crimson, Reddish-purple in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific diseases

Crown rot

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' (Ornamental rhubarb 'Ace of Hearts') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Waterside, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Mulch with well-rotted farmyard manure in late winter or spring.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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