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Darmera peltata

Also called Indian Rhubarb


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More About Darmera peltata

  • AKA Peltiphyllum peltatum
  • Flower stalks emerge from the ground on leafless, hairy stems
  • Round clusters of tiny, white to pinkish flowers
  • After flowers finish, foliage emerges
  • Leaves up to 60 cm across, are green, rounded and deeply lobed
  • Foliage turns burgundy in the fall
  • Forms a umbrella-like clump
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

5

Height:

90-120 cm

Spread:

90-120 cm

Colour:

White
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Umbrella Plant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist, boggy soil, in partial to full shade. Leaf scorch may occur if the soil drys out for a period of time. Effective in moist, open woods or along streams.


Darmera peltata Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Darmera peltata

Astilboides tabularis

Astilboides tabularis

Shieldleaf Rodgersia