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Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double'

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double'

Also known as

Chinese Meadow Rue 'Hewitt's Double'

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Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double' Overview

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' is an upright herbaceous perennial that produces tall and airy double, purple flowers and attractive divided leaves. Commonly known as Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double', this hardy plant likes partial shade and a moist soil. If grown in exposed locations this 1.5m tall plant may need additional support from staking, however it is a stunning addition to mixed planting schemes in any garden.

Common problems with Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double'

How to harvest Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double'

Flowering stems can be cut for floral arrangements as required.

How to propagate Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double'

Division

Lift and divide clumps in spring when the new growth appears. Repot or replant straight away to minimalize transplant shock.

Seed

You can propagate from fresh seeds in the autumn.

Special features of Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double'

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Thalictrum 'Hewitt's Double'

Grown for their divided foliage and fluffy flower heads. Does well at edges of woodland gardens.