Rodgersia

Rodgersia podophylla

Rodgersia - Rodgersia podophylla

Common Name: Rodgersia
Genus: Rodgersia
Species: podophylla

Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.80 m (180 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green, Cream
Flowering Period: July & August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained



Upright clusters of creamy green star-shaped flowers are produced in mid- to late summer. The handsome palmate leaves are bronze when young becoming smoother glossy and mid-green with age finally turning bronze-red in autumn. An attractive foliage plant which is perfect for the moist margins of a pond or stream. Best grown in a a sheltered partially shady site that's moist but not water-logged.

  • Garden care: Add lots of well-rotted leaf mould when planting. Protect the young foliage against slug damage using beer traps or environmentally friendly slug pellets. Lift and divide congested colonies in early spring.

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