Meadow Rue

Thalictrum aquilegiifolium

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This is a vigorous herbaceous perennial that can grow to a height of 1m. The foliage is a beautiful blue-green with fluffy pink, purple or white, clusters of flowers that are produced in the spring to summer.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed

Sow seed as soon as it's ripe or in early Spring.

Division

Divide as new growth begins to appear.

Special features

Ground cover

Special features

Origin

Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Purple, White

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by slugs and they are susceptible to powdery mildew.
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