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Meadow Sweet

Filipendula rubra

Also known as

Queen Of The Prairies, Queen-Of-The-Prairie, Red Queen-Of-The-Meadow

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.75m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Meadow Sweet Overview

This is a hardy perennial that will grow to about 6ft with its spires of profuse pink flowering clusters, from early to midsummer.

Common problems with Meadow Sweet

How to propagate Meadow Sweet

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Division

Division in autumn or winter.

Other uses of Meadow Sweet

Border, ornamental, cutting bed