RHUBARB VICTORIA Rheum palmatum
A very popular rhubarb, 'Victoria' has brilliant red stems on large quick-growing plants. This is an heirloom rhubarb. Stems are delicious. The flowers are also very attractive, up to 6 feet tall, and creamy white.
Note: Only the leaf-stems are edible. Many people don't know this, all rhubarb leaves, flowers and flower stalks are poisonous! Do not eat them.
Type: Hardy perennial
Height: 6 feet or more
Hardiness zones: 4-9
Bloom time: Late spring and early summer.
Seeds per pack: 20
Germination: Soak seeds for one hour before planting. Keep warm and lightly moist. Seeds germinate in 12-25 days.