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Rodgersia aesculifolia

Rodgersia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Rodgersia aesculifolia
  • Common name: Rodgersia
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Rodgersia aesculifolia is a striking Chinese perennial, bearing long, bronze-tinted leaves with brown veins, above which spikes of star-shaped, white or pink flowers appeae in midsummer. It’s ideal for growing at pond or stream margins in a sheltered, shady spot, and makes a great planting partner for ferns.

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In autumn the creamy white to creamy pink flowers of Rodgersia aesculifolia develop into reddish seedheads have a reddish tint in autumn. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has give it the prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

How to grow Rodgersia aesculifolia

  • Plant size

    2m height

    90cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do not Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Rodgersia aesculifolia and wildlife

Rodgersia aesculifolia has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Rodgersia aesculifolia poisonous?

Rodgersia aesculifolia has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People