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Rheum alexandrae - Noble rhubarb, Sikkim rhubarb - Polygonaceae (The Buckwheat Family)
Rheum alexandrae - Noble rhubarb, Sikkim rhubarb - You ain't seen nothing like this before! It's a rhubarb with a difference. Rheum alexandrae is a rare species from the mountains of China and Tibet.
Rheum alexandrae - You ain't seen nothing like this before! It's a rhubarb with a difference. Rheum alexandrae is a rare species from the mountains of China and Tibet.


 
1g
Price: $31.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Height: 2-4'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Most plants are ready to ship from May and June onwards.
Product Code: 5278
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Description Fine Print
 
Rheum alexandrae is a species of rhubarb from the mountains of China and Tibet with heart-shaped leaves with green tops and intense burgundy veins. Tall spires of yellow flowers reach skywards in early summer protected by distinctive and amazing yellow bracts. A truly dramatic focal point plant. Prefers a deep, humus-rich, moisture retentive yet well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
  • Habitat: Wetlands.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
  • BC Native: No

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