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Filipendula rubra 'Venusta'

Also called Meadowsweet


Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' - Queen of the Prairie

More About Filipendula rubra 'Venusta'

  • AKA Filipendula rubra 'Venusta Magnifica'
  • Deep pink to carmine flower clusters
  • Flowers fade to a softer pink as they age
  • Dark green, pinnately divided leaves on tall stems
  • Classic, accent plant
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Size: 20 cm

Zone:

2

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Queen of the Prairie Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a consistently moist to wet soil, in full sun to partial shade. Prune spent flowers and trim foliage to encourage new growth and airflow. Partial, afternoon shade is recommended in hot summers. Prone to powdery mildew. 


Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge