Rodgersia Podophylla

 

R. podophylla is an upright, clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with large, palmate leaves that are crinkled and bronze when young, smooth, glossy and mid-green with age and bronze-red in autumn. Upright panicles of creamy-green flowers bloom in mid- to late summer. Height 1.5 x Spread 1.8m

 

Plant in full sun/partial shade in fertile well drained soil. Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.