Rheum palmatum “Rubrum”

£12.50

One of the more unusual of the ornamental rhubarbs with pretty reddish purple hand- like leaves that bear tall spires of deep red flowers in May/June. Height 180cm (6′) These magnificent plants add a touch of class to gardens, their architectural form being a real show stopper.

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Product Description

One of the more unusual of the ornamental rhubarbs with pretty reddish purple hand- like leaves that bear tall spires of deep red flowers in May/June. Height 180cm (6′) These magnificent plants add a touch of class to gardens, their architectural form being a real show stopper.The crinkled young leaves are rosy-purple, which remains on the backs of the leaves, while the topsides turn dark green. The tall branching flower spires are massed with tiny cherry-red flowers while the seed cases are translucent rose-red.

 

  • Pot size : 2L
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: Late spring/summer
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Eventual height & spread: 120cm x 180cm