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Thalictrum rochebrunianum Meadow Rue
Thalictrum rochebrunianum Meadow Rue
Thalictrum rochebrunianum Meadow Rue
Thalictrum rochebrunianum Meadow Rue

Thalictrum rochebrunianum 'Meadow Rue'

Months and months of brilliant blooms!
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  • Looks delicate yet this beautiful plant is nigh on indestructible and will thrive in just about any well lit border.
  • Completely hardy it grows strongly even in the poorest soils and looks great even in spells of poor summer weather
  • In summer it becomes surrounded by a cloud of dainty pinkish purple - the flower stems make a classy addition to a summer bouquet.
  • A great plant to fill space in the border looking fresh and healthy throughout and needles to say needs little care.
  • Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots ready to plant out straight away

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3 x 9cm Pot
Item: 560256
3 x 9cm Pot - Item: 560256
RRP £29.97
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Despite its delicate appearance, this lovely plant is nigh on indestructible!

More than happy to grow in even the poorest of soils and dappled shade, it forms a cloud of clusters of tiny pink-purple blooms on fern-like foliage. Spells of poor summer weather do not seem to bother it and the plant look fresh, healthy and colourful all year a brilliant choice year-round interest.

Ideal for mixed borders, it provides a lovely contrast against larger leaved shrubs and perennials and its haze of lilac blooms are not only great for filling up gaps outdoors but lovely for cutting and displayed in a vase indoors.

A great all-rounder, give this top-performing perennial a go!

What Is Supplied

Item 560256 supplied as:

Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready for potting on or planting out.

Thalictrum will reach approx. 1.5m (5ft) height when in bloom.


Plant Care Information

RHS Garden Merit
RHS Garden Merit
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

If grown in fertile soil, plants will grow rapidly and may need staking to prevent the spires of bloom from toppling over.

Care Information

Planting Advice:

  • Plant in fertile soil that does not dry out, ideal in woodland gardens.
  • Prefers light shade and may need staking.
  • Plants are late to emerge after winter dormancy, new leaves will appear from mid to late spring. 

When Planting:

  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well-rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
  • Water well and mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Planting Time
Flowering Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
150 cm
50 cm
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