, rheum and hostas are renowned moisture lovers.
The ITS-1 and ITS-2 sequences of two of the outgroups, Darmera and Rodgersia
, were easily aligned in their entirety with those obtained for members of the Heuchera group.
Or mix in a few Rodgersia
auscolifolia purdomii and Ligularia przewaleskii.
pinnata 'Superba' has bold palmate leaves with a puckered texture.
This will dramatically increase the range of plants that can be grown and it will also tend to improve the wellbeing of plants that can survive in dry areas such as hydrangea, rodgersia
, hosta and viburnum opulus.
pinnata Superba has bold palmate leaves with a puckered texture.
I also like large-leaved plants: gunnera, rheums, the yellow skunk cabbage, hostas and in particular rodgersia
, in its various forms.
The new foliage of Rodgersia
pinnata 'Superba' has a puckered, lacquered look.
podophylla is great in a damp shade, its leaves emerging tightly folded and gradually unfurling into deeply pleated lobed leaflets in bronze to red shades, adding drama and beauty to the shade.
However, as I walk round the garden I am seeing significant damage on a wide range of totally hardy plants such as Magnolia, Hydrangeas and Rodgersia
The new foliage of rodgersia
pinnata Superba has a puckered, lacquered look.
The golden form of creeping jenny, Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' is an excellent low, ground cover plant for damper areas of the garden and will compliment red and purple forms of Heuchera, ornamental Rhubarb (Rheum palmatum) and Rodgersia