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Rheum rhabarbarum 'Victoria'

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Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rheum (REE-um) (Info)
Species: rhabarbarum (ra-BAR-buh-rum) (Info)
Cultivar: Victoria
Additional cultivar information: (aka Large Victoria, Victoria Green)

Synonym:Rheum x cultorum
Synonym:Rheum rhaphonticum

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Burgundy

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Big_Red On Apr 11, 2006, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Also known as Victoria Green. Bright red, thick stalks used in pies, sauces, jellies.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Berkeley, California
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Centertown, Missouri
Vinton, Ohio
Brookhaven, Pennsylvania
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Roanoke, Virginia



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