Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum (Ornamental Rhubarb)

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Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum (Ornamental Rhubarb)

Family: Polygonaceae
Zone: 5 - 8
Natural Range: Himalayas
Soil: Average to moist, humus rich
Light: Part sun, sun
Height: 4’
Bloom Time: June to July
Resistant to: Deer and Rabbit

Attributes: Deciduous. Clumping. Colossal deeply lobed leaves with metallic purple and red new growth. Red to purple undersides of the foliage. 6’ tall flower spikes with red flowers.

Notes: Superb prehistoric looking stature.

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

Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum (Ornamental Rhubarb)

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Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum (Ornamental Rhubarb)