Return to Rodgersia pinnata List

Rodgersia pinnata Chocolate Wing

Scientific Name : Rodgersia pinnata
Common Name : Rodger’s Flower
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 7b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright
Characteristics : Shade Tolerant
Water : Heavy
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 30 - 40" (76 - 102cm)
Height : 28 - 32" (71 - 81cm)
Width : 28 - 30" (71 - 76cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
General Information : Large ornamental plants with long, glossy, textured, dark green leaflets with sharply serrated edges arranged into large fans on red stems. Branching panicles fluffed with clusters of petal-less flowers. Foliage changes color through shades of chocolate, bronze and dark green. Flowers open pale pink with a dark red eye, then deepen to all red.
Idea & Tips : Partial shade in moist, well-drained, fertile soil.
Grower Information : Large ornamental plants with long, glossy, textured, dark green leaflets with sharply serrated edges arranged into large fans on red stems. Branching panicles fluffed with clusters of petal-less flowers. Foliage changes color through shades of chocolate, bronze and dark green. Flowers open pale pink with a dark red eye, then deepen to all red.
Protection InformationPPAF
Marketing Information
Download a benchcard