Rodgersia pinnata 'Superba',  Sir Harold Hillier Garden

Rodgersia pinnata ‘Superba’

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 pinnata 'Superba'
  • Common name: Rodgersia
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Plant Type: Bog, Marginal, Perennial, Pond, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Rodgersia pinnata bears clusters of bright-pink, star-shaped flowers on dark-red stems from mid- to late summer. Leaves emerge purplish-bronze in spring, maturing to green in summer. Rodgersia pinnata ‘Superba’ has bronze-tinged dark green foliage, which contrast with small pink flowers.

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Grow Rodgersia pinnata ‘Superba’ in a sheltered, partially shaded site in moist soil, such as in the margins of a pond or stream. It works well when grown alongside shuttlecock ferns.

How to grow Rodgersia 'Superba'

  • Plant size

    1.5m height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist

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
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 Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do 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 'Superba' and wildlife

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

Is Rodgersia 'Superba' poisonous?

Rodgersia 'Superba' 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