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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
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.

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

By seed or division in early spring.

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

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