5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
More images of Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia
Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia Overview
Rodgersia aesculifolia is a robust, clump-forming, perennial has large mid-green leaves that look like a chestnut tree's, thus it has the common name chestnut-leaved rodgersia. The leaves are palmately divided into a 5-9 leaflet arrangement, individual leaflets may reach up to 25cm long. In midsummer fluffy, creamy-white or pink flowers are produced on woolly, red-brown stalks above the foliage.
Common problems with Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia
How to harvest Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia
Divide clumps in spring.
Special features of Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia
Other uses of Chestnut-Leaved Rodgersia
This low maintenance plant is a useful addition to wildlife friendly gardens, waterside locations, bog gardens and informal cottage gardens.