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Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum

Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum
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Price:  £7.00
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Common Name: Chinese/ Ornamental Rhubarb

Plant Family: Polygonaceae

Planting Style:  architectural
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Purple
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A choice form with larger leaves than the species which retain their reddish purple tinge throughout the season. Tall plumes of pink red or white flowers from May to June. Makes a superb specimen in a border or by the waterside and can be used as an alternative to Gunnera. For moist-boggy soil in sun to part shade. Shelter from strong winds. Suitable for Clay soil. Mature plants grow to about 2.4m in height and spread


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum

Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum£7.00

Chinese/ Ornamental Rhubarb

A choice form with larger leaves than the species which retain their reddish purple tinge. Tall plumes of pink red or white flowers from May to June.

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