Mýrastigi

Thalictrum delavayi

Chinese Meadow-rue

Ranunculaceae

Height

90 - 120 cm

Flower colour

lilac

Flowering time

July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

China, Tibet

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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