Rheum alexandrae (Ornamental Rhubarb)

$16.00

Rheum alexandrae (Ornamental Rhubarb)

Family: Polygonaceae
Zone: 5 - 8
Natural Range: China, Tibet
Soil: Average to moist, humus rich
Light: Part sun, sun
Height: 36”
Bloom Time: May to July

Attributes: Deciduous. Clumping. Clothed in overlapping hand-sized creamy bracts that veil its insignificant flowers. Low basal rosette with distinctive white-veined leaves.

Notes: Not often offered species hailing from lush marshy meadows and streams of the Himalayas.  Similar look to the famed Rheum nobile but easier to grow in our climate.

Companion plants:  Primula, Rodgersia, Euphorbia griffithii, Hedychium, Roscoea, Blechnum

Rheum alexandrae (Ornamental Rhubarb)

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