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PlantFiles: Shieldleaf Roger's Flower
Astilboides tabularis

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Family: Saxifragaceae (saks-ih-frag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Astilboides (a-stil-BOY-dees) (Info)
Species: tabularis (tab-yoo-LAIR-iss) (Info)

Synonym:Rodgersia tabularis

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Category:
Perennials

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Burgundy

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive jrtinker On Aug 17, 2007, jrtinker from Palmer, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

This plant has survived nine years here, grown from seed, and lived through winter temperatures down to -45F.

Positive JoeIndiana On Jun 15, 2005, JoeIndiana from Griffith, IN wrote:

I planted a small 1/2 gallon of Astiboides three years ago. The leaves have not topped out at 3.5 feet across. I do not think the flower is the show stopper on this plant. The leaves are very tropcial and look great along the side of my pond.

Neutral talinum On Sep 3, 2001, talinum from Kearney, NE (Zone 5a) wrote:

Unlike other Rodgersia, this species has round, shield-like leaves, rather than compound leaves. Each leaf can be up to 3' wide. The surface has a texture like very fine sandpaper.
The flowers are similar to astilibe.
This plant creates a bold massive clump and is an excellent foliage plant for the waterside or in damp soils.

Native to China

Regional...

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

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Wasilla, Alaska
San Leandro, California
Southbury, Connecticut
Griffith, Indiana
Jefferson, Maine
Leslie, Michigan
Tawas City, Michigan
Lindstrom, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania (2 reports)
Maurertown, Virginia
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Battle Ground, Washington
Seattle, Washington



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