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Ornamental Rhubarb

Ornamental Rhubarb

Rheum palmatum tanguticum

Resists Deer Resists Rabbits Toxic

Collection: Perennials
Tags: ornamental rhubarb, rheum

Large clump of large pointy-edged leaves tinged with bronzy-red in spring, later becoming green. Bizarre spikes of flowers tower overhead in summer in shades of creamy white to soft pink to red.


Botanical NameRheum palmatum tanguticum
ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
HardinessZone 2
Flower ColourWhite, Pink
Bloom MonthsMay, June, July
FeaturesResists Deer, Resists Rabbits, Toxic

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.