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Umbrella Plant

Botanical Name
Darmera peltata
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
7
Height
3 to 5 feet
Width
3 to 5 feet
Flowers
Spring: pink to whitish on borne on leafless, hairy stems before the leaves develop
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist to wet
Planting & Care
  • Leaf scorch will occur if the soils are allowed to dry out and/or with too much sun
  • Does best when sited in a location with cool, moist to wet soils such as pond edges or stream banks
  • Prefers cool summer climates
  • Does not do well in the heat and humidity of the deep South
Problems
None serious

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Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

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Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

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Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

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