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Columbine Meadow Rue (Thalictrum)

Thalictrum aquilegiifolium
SKU: HC017273
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
Columbine Meadow Rue (Thalictrum) is an ethereal perennial for partially shaded areas blooming with fluffy lilac-purple flowers in early summer.
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Botanical Name
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
18-36" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid-summer


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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