General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer

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Common names
  • Lavender Mist Meadow Rue
  • Giant Meadow-Rue

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Date: 2011-09-08

Date: 2015-01-17
Photo by DianeSeeds
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: July 17, 2022
Lavender Mist Meadow Rue #73 nn; LHB page 391, 70-3-?, "Old Greek

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: springfield MO
Date: 2017-05-09
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2010-08-09
One of the prettiest Thalictrums, it flowers for a long time.
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2010-06-26
The buds are made on a tall stem up to 2 metres tall, impressive
Location: Hamilton, Ohio
Date: 2015-07-03
Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2010-07-16
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2018-09-01
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: July 17, 2022
Lavender Mist Meadow Rue #73 nn; LHB page 391, 70-3-?, "Old Greek
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2016-01-02

Photo Courtesy of Shikoku Garden Inc.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Twisp
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2013-07-20

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2014-08-09

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Eckert's Greenhouse, Sterling Heights, MI
Date: 2012-07-30
Location: Eckert's Greenhouse, Sterling Heights, MI
Date: 2012-07-30
Location: Eckert's Greenhouse, Sterling Heights, MI
Date: 2012-07-30
Location: Eckert's Greenhouse, Sterling Heights, MI
Date: 2012-07-30
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: July 17, 2022
Lavender Mist Meadow Rue #73 nn; LHB page 391, 70-3-?, "Old Greek
Location: Eckert's Greenhouse, Sterling Heights, MI
Date: 2012-07-30
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: July 17, 2022
Lavender Mist Meadow Rue #73 nn; LHB page 391, 70-3-?, "Old Greek
Comments:
  • Posted by lauribob (N Central Wash. - the dry side - Zone 5b) on Jan 1, 2019 5:46 PM concerning plant:
    This meadow rue gets very tall. I had it growing side by side with another meadow rue, and it towered over the other one. It has pretty flowers, but was short-lived for me and the other, shorter one is going strong.
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