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Rheum ‘Ace of Hearts’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


A small scale Ornamental Rhubarb with dark green, heart-shaped leaves, veined crimson, showing purple red backs. The new growth in the spring is red. Airy spires of soft pink flowers are 5 ft. high in May and June. A good choice for a bold statement in the perennial garden.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 48″ / 48″ / 60″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: RHEAH Categories: ,
Common Name Ornamental Rhubarb
Family Polygonaceae
Genus Rheum
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green, Purple, Red
Dormancy Required
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? The crimson veins and the purple red backs may it interesting and different.
Landscape Value Accent
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 48" / 48" / 60"
Soil (Garden) Prefers good drainage and deep loams well supplied with organic matter.
Water (Garden) Keep moist.
Special Uses --
Comments May fall from cells during shipping. Customers should plant up, as they have rhizomes and should survive without a problem.
Water (Greenhouse) Keep moist.
pH 5.6 – 6.6
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 5 – 7 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' - Product Profile
Rheum 'Ace of Hearts' - Growing Recipe

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