Thalictrum aquilegiifolium

Columbine Meadow Rue

Columbine Meadow Rue (Thalictrum) is an ethereal perennial for partially shaded areas blooming with fluffy lilac-purple flowers in early summer.
Zones5 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height18-36" tall
Mature Spread18-36" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to mid-summer
ShippingShipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019 Learn More…
SizePlant - 5" Pot
SKUHC017273

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Columbine Meadow Rue (Thalictrum) is an ethereal perennial blooming with fluffy lilac-purple flowers in early summer. This low care Old World perennial is grown for both its flowers and attractive foliage. Grow Columbine Meadow Rue in sunny and partially shaded areas. In the western US where the sun is much stronger than in the hazy skies of the eastern US, plant it in partial shade so not to scorch the delicate foliage. It likes a compost-enriched garden loam with medium to moist growing conditions. It's a wonderful companion plant for Sedge (Carex) and Kashmir Sage (Phlomis cashmeriana).
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SKUHC017273
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Common Name
Columbine Meadow Rue
Botanical Name
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
Purple
Mature Height
18-36" tall
Mature Spread
18-36" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid-summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
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Shipping
ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of September 9th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of September 16th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of September 23rd, 2019
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of September 30th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of October 7th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of October 14th, 2019

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