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Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum - Ornamental Rhubarb - Polygonaceae (The Buckwheat Family)
Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum - Ornamental Rhubarb - Rheum palmatum is an ornamental rhubarb with huge leaves, often flushed with red beneath.
Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum - Rheum palmatum is an ornamental rhubarb with huge leaves, often flushed with red beneath.


 
1g
Price: $24.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Height: 2-4'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: White/Cream

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Available this season. Most spring orders ship from May 15-June 30.
Product Code: 2798
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Description Fine Print
 
This form of Rheum palmatum has large toothed leaves with green tops and intense rosy-purple reverses. It continues to produce new, freshly coloured leaves until late summer. Tall spires of tiny white flowers reach skywards in early summer. A truly dramatic focal plant. Prefers a deep, humus-rich, moisture retentive yet well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green, Burgundy/Red/Purple
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Scrub and rocky places and by streams, 2500 - 4000 m. Slopes and valleys at elevations of 1500 - 4400 m in western and northern China.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
  • BC Native: No


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