Hardy perennials, at first sight like shrubs; slow-growing.
Fine plants for shady spots; the foliage is very decorative. Rodgersia requires a cool, for instance near water.
The soil must contain plenty of humus and must not be too damp.
By division in spring, or from.
Rodgersia aesculifolia: Height to 150 cm; whitein 60 cm tall plumes in early to mid summer. The are brown green and resemble chestnut .
Rodgersia pinnata: Like the previous species, but of the 5- 9 leaflets the centre one is always long-stalked, while the others are sessile.
Rodgersia sambucifolia: Here the leaves are spear-shaped, as in the elder. Fairly small flower plumes.