Perennials & Biennials

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  • Thalictrum flavum syn. T. glaucum Yellow meadrowrue Z 5-9

    Fluffy yellow blooms in June atop glaucous foliage

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    Fluffy yellow blooms in June atop glaucous foliage

    Size: 3’ x 18”
    Care: Sun to part shade in moist or moist well-drained soil
    Native: Europe to Russia
    Wildlife Value: Attracts Black swallowtail butterfly
    Awards: England’s Royal Horticulture Society Award of Garden Merit. Rated as good by the Chicago Botanic Garden.

    Grown by Gerard in the 1590’s.  Roots used to make a yellow dye.
    Thalictrum is from Greek meaning “to flourish” or “look green.”   Recommended by Gertrude Jekyll in 1908 for its “foamy-feathery pale yellow.”

  • Thalictrum ichangense Dwarf meadowrue, Chinese meadowrue, in China called “dun ye tang song cao” Z 5-7

    Airy sprays of palest of pink flowers in early summer & sporadically reblooming

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    Airy sprays of palest of pink flowers in early summer & sporadically reblooming. Pretty foliage – flushed with purple and marbled grey, think Begonia leaves.

    Size: 6” x 6”
    Care: shade to part shade in moist well-drained soil
    Native: forests and damp rocky ledges in Western China

    Described in literature 1888. Collected for the West by Augustine Henry (1857-1930)  Irishman who went to China as a physician in the Imperial Maritime Customs Service and stayed 20 years hunting the plants of central China. He collected about 5000 new plants.  Used in traditional Chinese medicine.
    The species name ichangense comes from the province of Ichang where Dr. Henry found this.

  • Thalictrum lucidum Shining meadowrue Z 4-8

    creamy, fluffy puffs, smelling of roses, atop glossy, dark green leaves

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    Thalictrum lucidum  Shining meadowrue  Z 4-8
    In midsummer creamy, fluffy puffs, smelling of roses, atop glossy, dark green leaves. Tall, dark & handsome.

    Size: 3-6’ x 20”
    Care: sun to part shade, moist to moist well drained soil
    Native: France & Spain
    Awards: Rated as excellent by the Chicago Botanic Garden.

    Lucidum means “bright, shining.”  Collected before 1736.

  • Thalictrum minus ‘Adiantifolium’ Fernleaf meadowrue Z 5-9

    Yellowish flowers in spring

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    Thalictrum minus ‘Adiantifolium’    Fern leaf meadowrue   Z 5-9
    In spring loose panicles of tiny yellowish flowers top fern-like ornamental foliage, 3′ tall.

    Size: 36" x 24"
    Care: part shade in moist to moist well-drained soil. Deer resistant.
    Native: Europe
    Wildlife Value: Attracts Black swallowtail butterfly
    Awards: Rated as excellent by the Chicago Botanic Garden.

    Grown by English herbalist Gerard in the 1590’s.