Mýrastigi

Thalictrum aquilegiifolium

Meadow Rue

Ranunculaceae

Height

70 - 90 cm

Flower colour

cream, lilac or reddish purple

Flowering time

June - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe, Asia

Thalictrum, is a large genus of around 120-200 species in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae, distributed around temperate regions. Their defining characteristics are finely divided leaves and flowers without petals, but with long colorful stamens in loose clusters. Some species have coloured sepals. They usually prefer moist soil and varying amounts of shade.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in January - February.

Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. If there is no germination in 3-4 weeks, a period of refrigeration for 2-4 weeks is recommended, before returning to 20°C (68°F) until germination. 

Tall plant that needs staking.

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