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botanical name:
Rodgersia pinnata 'Superba'
Rodgersia pinnata 'Superba' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rodgersia
family:  Saxifragaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
This form has palmate leaves that are purplish-bronze tinged when young and bright red-pink flowers which age to crimson seed pods. The leaves sometimes have fewer leaflets than the species.

cultivation:
Moist, but not waterlogged, humus-rich soil in full sun or part shade. Will not tolerate dry conditions.

propagation:
By seed or division in early spring.

usage:
Very suited for growing near water or in the bog garden.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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