How to grow Darmera peltata

Darmera peltata growing leaf plant rhizomes of the genus Darmera also known as Indian rhubarb or Umbrella plant, Darmera peltata perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental groundcover plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9

Leaves color green and turn to red in autumn, in round shape with lobes.

Leaf stalk edible (without the peel) in the color green.

Darmera peltata flower

Flower color pink with five petals and flowers grow in clusters in shape of ball on stems.

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Requirements for Darmera peltata growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
1-2m, 40-80 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Pink with five petals and flowers grow in clusters in shape of ball on stems

Scientific name:

Darmera peltata

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