Meadow Rue (Thalictrum aquilegifolium 'Black Stockings')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 48 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Dusty rose pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Nov 19, 2011 12:08 AM

This plant can handle more sun if given plenty of water and will do best if given rich soil.

Leaves are a nice bright green color and contrast well with the almost black stems.

Nice addition to the woodland garden.

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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On October 9, 2015 Obtained plant
Potomac Garden Center - qty 1; CLB
aspenhill On July 5, 2014 Obtained plant
Potomac Garden Center - qty 3
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On February 11, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
MrsBinWY On April 28, 2019 Seeds germinated
10 seedlings from the 2-18-18 sowing (sowed 16 seeds) and lots of seedlings from the 1-20-19 sowing
MrsBinWY On January 20, 2019 Seeds sown
Lots of seeds from duane456's 2016G in milk jug. Per TC, try 68 degrees. If no germination after 3-4 weeks, give 2-4 weeks of 24-39 degrees, then move back to warm. Put on back patio 2-22-19. (Didn't bring back inside.)
MrsBinWY On February 18, 2018 Seeds sown
55-65 degrees; 16 seeds from duane456
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Saving Seeds Summer/Fall 2015 by CarolineScott Oct 20, 2015 10:40 AM 58
Who is saving seeds this fall? by mom2goldens Oct 21, 2014 12:53 PM 100
May flowers by Bonehead May 31, 2013 4:16 PM 112

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