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Thalictrum aquilegifolium

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More About Thalictrum aquilegifolium

  • Lacy, columbine-like foliage forms erect clumps
  • Flowers appear in shades of pink, white or purple in early summer
  • Dainty flowers grouped into dense clusters on upright, flower stems
  • Hairless, gray-green leaves form on wavy, margined leaflets
  • Naturalizes in open meadows or woodland perimeters
  • Bloom Time: Early summer
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Interesting Notes:

Introduced to Ontario and has naturalized throughout the province.

Zone:

5

Height:

55-60 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured
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Columbine Meadow Rue Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, humus-rich soil in partial shade. Tolerates full sun in northern climates when adequate moisture is provided. Taller cultivars may require staking. 


Thalictrum aquilegifolium Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge