Kirengeshoma Palmata with interesting yellow tubular blooms thrives in our woodland
An unusual, interesting and beautiful Japanese hardy perennial plant which flowers late Summer early Autumn is (Kirengeshoma Palmata). It has palmate foliage and yellow tubular blooms. This plant thrives in woodland conditions or in any part shady position in the garden.
Kirengeshoma Palmata Grows to around four feet tall and has a preference for acidic soil. Fully hardy and long lived. Kirengeshoma is late to appear above ground, often second week of May. Mark the planting position well so you do not damage the protruding shoots. Once it gets going in late Spring the growth can be seen daily.
We planted this perennial in our main border ten years ago. It was unfamiliar to us and we just had some doubts as to how hardy it would be. Especially in early May of the following year when there was no sign of emerging shoots. Well no fear, not one of my tales of woe, several days later the shoots did appear and as I have said the growth was visible daily. Although it flowered well in the main border we found a spot in the woodland where we felt it would be even more suited. This is a cracker of a plant, I am definitely not happy with my blurry picture of it and will swap it in late summer with hopefully one which is much better.
Hardiness – Fully hardy
Height – 90/100cm
Position – Partial shade
No garden is complete without a few planters, ornaments, or fountains. Here is a few things which we have in the garden.
Mary, yer heid, ach I’ll fix it the morn.
Wot you lookin at
A nice water feature in our garden, not unique but I like it.
Don’t know why you are hiding your face.
No it is not me on a good day.
Well used bird bath just outside our living room window, I was going to say lounge, but we are not very posh.
This Japanese Lantern has been in the round garden for 23 years.
And finally,the toadstool gathering moss with a very odd frog on top.
On second thoughts, I couldn’t possibly leave out this Haddonstone planter which we purchased 26 years ago and has pride of place under our window in the front garden.