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Rodgersia pinnata/Featherleaf Rodgersisa, Rodgers Flower, Rodgersisa

Rodgersia pinnata / Rodgersia pinnata
A handsome colony of plants in full bloom at the Zurich, Switzerland Botanical Garden in May
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A handsome colony of plants in full bloom at the Zurich, Switzerland Botanical Garden in May

Close view of the compound leaves

Tall floral stalks towering over the foliage

Flowers and foliage

Clump of plants in late spring

A single leaf showing the strong venation in the foliage

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Scientific Name: Rodgersia pinnata
Common Name: Featherleaf Rodgersisa, Rodgers Flower, Rodgersisa
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This perennial produces imposing, deeply divided leaves and prominent astible-like flowers in late spring. Provide a moist, fertile soil and protection from direct sunlight during the heat of the day. Best adapted to the cooler regions of the country. Cannot tolerate the hot, humid conditions of the South.