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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. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

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):

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

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