Rodgersia podophylla,  Sir Harold Hillier Garden

Rodgersia podophylla

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

Green

Foliage colour:

Bronze

Green

Rodgersia podophylla has attractive, palmate leaves that emerge bronze in spring but mature to a deep, dark green. From midsummer it bears upright clusters of cream-green, star-shaped flowers. It grows best in moist soils and is therefore perfect for growing at the pond margin or edge of a stream.

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Grow Rodgersia podophylla in moist but not waterlogged soil in a sheltered, partially shaded site. Divide in spring.

How to grow Rodgersia podophylla

  • Plant size

    1.5m height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, 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 podophylla and wildlife

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

Is Rodgersia podophylla poisonous?

Rodgersia podophylla 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