To the untrained eye, the shiny foliage of this handsome plant might be mistaken for a bronze statue! Its foliage is so glossy and boasts such a unique tone of burnished green that it makes the ideal accent in garden borders. In summer, slender stalks of small pink flowers bursts forth and add great visual contrast to the already dramatically dark leaves. Best of all because of its compact habit Peacock isn't just limited to open ground - your containers can get in on the action too! This Rodgersia likes its soil to be rich, moist and well-drained. It flat out hates drought, but ample shade helps it make it through the driest parts of the season. Zones 5-8.