Alphabetical Plant Listing

Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Meadow Rue)

Meadow Rue 'Splendide'


Very floriferous, Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Meadow Rue) is a robust, upright, clump-forming perennial boasting clouds of lavender mauve, nodding flowers adorned with prominent stamens. Blooming profusely from mid to late summer, the charming flowers are held on tall, burgundy, upright stems above the foliage of lacy, green leaves.

  • Grows up to 4-6 ft. tall (120-180 cm) and 2 ft. wide (60 cm). May need support.
  • Thrives in humus-rich, moist soils in full sun or part shade. Intolerant of hot and humid summers. Dappled shade is preferred.
  • Fits beautifully in any beds of perennial flowers, wildflower gardens, meadows , woodland edges, or naturalized areas. Excellent background plant. Spectacular when planted in groups. Great for cutting too!
  • Easy to grow, Meadow Rue is generally pest free. Keep an eye out for powdery mildews. Deer and rabbit tolerant.
  • Cut down stems once flowering is over. Propagate by division in spring.
  • Thalictrum is a genus of perennials that are grown for their lovely foliage and the airy grace of their flowers.
  • Contact with foliage may irritate the skin.

Not sure which Thalictrum - Meadow Rues to pick?
Compare All Thalictrum - Meadow Rues

Buy Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Meadow Rue)

Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Thalictrum - Meadow Rues
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Height 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Moisture Retentive
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

Buy Plants

Great Plant Combination Ideas with Thalictrum - Meadow Rues

Guides with Thalictrum - Meadow Rues


Martin Ogden / Teddingtongardener.com

While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Thalictrum - Meadow Rues
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Height 4' – 6' (120cm – 180cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Moisture Retentive
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

Great Plant Combination Ideas with Thalictrum - Meadow Rues

Guides with Thalictrum - Meadow Rues

Plant Calculator

How many Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Meadow Rue) do I need for my garden?

%
ft
ft

Your Shopping List

Plant Quantity
Thalictrum 'Splendide' (Meadow Rue)

Find your Hardiness Zone

Find your Climate Zone

Find your Heat Zone

Join Gardenia.net

Create a membership account to save your garden designs and to view them on any device.

Becoming a contributing member of Gardenia is easy and can be done in just a few minutes. If you provide us with your name, email address and the payment of a modest $25 annual membership fee, you will become a full member, enabling you to design and save up to 25 of your garden design ideas.

Join now and start creating your dream garden!

Create a New Collection

Optional. For your reference.


Move Selected Plants to a Different Collection


Delete Collection

This field is required.