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Rodgersia pinnata 'Chocolate Wing'

Rodgersia pinnata 'Chocolate Wing' - Featherleaf Rodgersia

Rodgersia pinnata 'Chocolate Wing' - Featherleaf Rodgersia

More About Rodgersia pinnata 'Chocolate Wing'

  • Clump forming, rhizomatous perennial
  • This cultivar is one of the species with the darkest foliage
  • Thick, glossy, heavily veined, basal foliage
  • Chocolate-brown, aesculus-like leaves mature to dark green
  • Tall stems produce pink, pyramidal panicles
  • Flowers are followed by dark red or brown, capsular fruit
  • Bloom Time: July to August
  • Flower Height: 100 cm
  • Foliage Height: 70 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

60-70 cm

Spread:

75-80 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Featherleaf Rodgersia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to wet soil, in full sun or partial shade. They will not withstand drought, but will tolerate drier conditions in full shade. Grow in bog gardens or a moist, woodland border. 


Rodgersia pinnata 'Chocolate Wing' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge