Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Rodgersia pinnata Chocolate Wings (Rodgersia)

This deciduous perennial features thick, glossy leaves which begin as deep cocoa and turn dark green, that play a stunning background to the deep pink flowers that emerge in late spring. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture