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In full flower.

Shield-leaf Roger's Flower
Astilboides tabularis


With only one species recognized in this genus, A. tabularis is the result of a splitting off from the Rodgersia genus. Grown primarily for its foliage, leaves are quite large (to 36 inches), round, peltate and slightly lobed. Small white flowers bloom in fluffy racemes above the foliage.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded

Plant Use: Plant in groups in beds or borders.

Light Requirement: full sun/part shade

Flower Color:
Bloom Period:
late summer
Height: Minimum: 36 inches      Maximum: 60 inches

Width: Minimum: 36 inches     Maximum: 60 inches

Foliage Texture: coarse

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Also known as Rodgersia tabularis. Prefers moist and shady spots — preferably near water, but not water-logged.

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