(Chestnut-leaved Rodgersia) A handsome clump-forming perennial, Rodgersia aesculifolia has striking large green leaves with tall spikes of white or pale pink flowers in mid summer.
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A handsome clump-forming perennial, Rodgersia aesculifolia has striking large green leaves with tall spikes of white or pale pink flowers in mid summer. The leaves are horse chestnut-like in appearance.
Particularly attractive when planted in a sun or partial shade next to streams or ponds or in a damp area. A good companion plant for ferns and Hostas.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: July - August
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Rodgersia aesculifolia is a large clump forming perennial.
- Height: 120 - 150 cm (4 - 5 ft)
- Spread: 120 - 150 cm (4 - 5 ft)
- Notes: Rodgersia aesculifolia may require protection from slugs. Very colourful when planted in large drifts.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Herbaceous - Medium (0.6m - 1.2m), Herbaceous - Large (1.2m+)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Damp/Wet
- Special Features
- Flowers in Summer, Foliage - Unusual Shape