Go Back Meadow Rue

Thalictrum aquilegifolium
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Plant Type: Perennials

Panicles of airy, pink tufted flowers in late spring or summer with the flowers borne on long stems in open clusters. The prominent stamens give the flowers a fluffy looking appearance. Because of their size, the plants are best used at the back of most flower beds.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Provide Columbine Meadow Rue with a growing area that has a moist soil and exposure to sun or partial shade. In areas with severe winters, winter protection is suggested. New plants or divisions may take 2 or 3 years to bloom heavily.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Blue green

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

24-36 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Lacy columbine-like foliage

Bloom Time

Late spring

Critter Resistance


Sun to part sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests