Scientific Name: Astilboides tabularis Form: Mounded
Common Name:shieldleaf rodgersiaTexture:Very coarse
Family Name:SaxifragaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Palmate venation, Pubescent, Orbicular, Palmately lobed
Flowers: Panicle, White, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Brown, Green, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Deep shade, Filtered shade
Soil: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves large, basal (similar to Rodgersia); florets tiny, white, and in spikes (similar to Astilbe).