Rodgersia aesculifolia is from the Saxifragaceae family of plants. It is native to northern China. Rodgersia aesculifolia is a herbaceous clump-forming perennial. It is also known as Chestnut-leaved Rodgersia, The leaves look like horse-chestnut tree leaves and are deeply veined and palmately divided.
Rodgersia aesculifolia flowers in the summer producing spikes or panicles of little creamy-white start-shaped flowers. Panicles could be as tall as 60cm or 2ft. I autumn the spikes of the flower turn into reddish seedheads.
Grow Rodgersia aesculifolia in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in humus-rich, fertile, moist soil that is well-drained. Shelter from cold or dry winds.
Propagate by seed or division in spring. Cut it back after flowering. Rodgersia aesculifolia is generally disease-free. Watch out for slugs, especially protect the young leaves.
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