Scientific Name: Rodgersia pinnata
Common Name: rodgersia
Family Name: Saxifragaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Very coarse
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Waterside planting
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Compound, Basal, Leathery, Rugose, Odd-pinnate, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Panicle, Yellow, Pink, Red, Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, pinnately compound or may appear palmate like horse chestnut, 6-9 leaflets up to 20cm long; astilbe-like florets, cream to pink to red.