Himalayan Rhubarb or Indian Rhubarb or Red-veined Pie Plant [Rheum emodi is an in correct name]
Perennial, 1-2 m tall, hairless herb or under shrub with reddish tinted leaves with long pointed tips and a rounded base, red veins, whitish tinted green to reddish colored flowers produced in tall spikes in spring., Easy to grow and will take even dry shade once established. Best appearance in a humus rich soil that is deep, fertile, moderately heavy, moisture retentive but well draining. Full sun or semi-shade.
Native to the Indian Himalayas.