Mýrastigi

Rodgersia podophylla

Rodger's Bronze-Leaf

Saxifragaceae

Height

40 - 50 cm

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

July

Foliage colour

bronze

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

humus rich, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Japan, Korea

Rodgersia is a small genus in the Saxifragaceae family, all native to E-Asia. They are grown in gardens for their large, bronze coloured leaves, but flower rarely in Iceland. They grow in shady places along streams in their native habitats, so they need moist soil and semi-shade.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall. 


Seed - sown in February - March

Seed not covered and stored at 15-18°C (60-65°F) until germination. 

Large, bronze coloured foliage. Prefers humus rich, moist soil.

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