Scientific Name: Darmera peltata
Common Name: umbrella plant
Family Name: Saxifragaceae
Origin: U.S. - northwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Very coarse
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Waterside planting
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Palmate venation, Glabrous, Orbicular, Dentate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Pink, Apr-May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jun-Jul
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal from thick rhizome, round with lobes and teeth, up to 20(-40)cm wide; florets pink, on purple panicle arising prior and well above foliage in spring.