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Rodgersia sambucifolia (Rodgersia)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.9m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rodgersia sambucifolia

Other names

Rodgersia

Genus

Rodgersia Rodgersia

Species

R. sambucifolia - R. sambucifolia is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with large, green, pinnate leaves, and panicles of small, white, foamy flowers in summer


Rodgersia sambucifolia is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright, Clump-forming

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Bronze in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Rodgersia sambucifolia (Rodgersia) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in deep, fertile, moist soil in full sun or part shade. Protect from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Rodgersia sambucifolia

Other names

Rodgersia

Genus

Rodgersia Rodgersia

Species

R. sambucifolia - R. sambucifolia is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with large, green, pinnate leaves, and panicles of small, white, foamy flowers in summer

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Bronze in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific pests

Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rodgersia sambucifolia (Rodgersia) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in deep, fertile, moist soil in full sun or part shade. Protect from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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