Dalmera peltata

dalmera
Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Planted
2005
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
No
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Extraordinary plant throwing up pink lollipop flowers in late spring before the leathery, flat leaves follow from dark brown rhizomes.

Provenance

A gift from former gardener George Watson.

Cultivation

Needs a damp soil & to be divided when it starts to get overly congested

Maintenance

Unfussy, but clear away dead leaves in winter.