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  • rodgersia
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1.8m

Rodgersia podophylla


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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July and August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Upright clusters of creamy green, star-shaped flowers are produced in mid- to late summer above large, palmate leaves. Initially these leaves are bronze when young, but they become smoother, glossier and turn mid-green with age. Then, in autumn, they finally turn bronze-red before they die back for winter. It’s perfect for the moist margins of a pond or stream - or a sheltered, partially shady site that's moist but not waterlogged.

  • Garden care: Add lots of well-rotted leaf mould when planting. Protect the young foliage against slug damage using beer traps or environmentally friendly slug pellets. Lift and divide congested colonies in early spring.