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Rodgersia pinnata

Saxifragaceae
Perennials

RODGERSIA

Native to China and Japan. Large plants with imposing leaves and clustered tiny flowers in plumes somewhat like those of astilbe; bloom in early to midsummer. Primary feature is handsome foliage, which often takes on bronze tones in late summer. Plants spread by thick rhizomes, need rich soil. The various species hybridize freely. Dormant in winter; provide winter mulch in cold climates. Showy in moist woodland or bog gardens.

Rodgersia pinnata

Grows to 4 ft. tall and 2 1/2 ft. wide. Leaves have five to nine 8-in. leaflets. Red flowers.

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