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Thalictrum (Meadow Rue) flavum subsp glaucum

Tall supporting stems sway in the breeze, entwining to form an entangled web-like structure, while frothy looking flowers provide long lasting summer colour above aquilegia-like foliage.

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Good for cutting. Prefer moist soil in sun or part shade.. Height 1.5m (5’). Spread 50cm (20”). Fully hardy perennial.
Flower Colour

Type of garden
Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden

Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners

Fully hardy perennial


March onwards

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

50cm (20")

1.5m (60")



Well drained soil


Sun or part shade



Additional Information

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Does well on the edge of woodland type areas.Thalictrum are low maintenance plants once fully established. Lightly fertilise and mulch your plants during the spring as this will retain moisture levels and suppress any weeds. Water Thalictrum regularly to keep the soil cool and moist, especially during periods of drought. During the autumn, cut Thalictrum to ground level to ensure healthy growth for the following season. Propagate by seed when fresh in autumn, or by division in spring. Fully hardy perennial. Bare roots take up to 6-8 weeks to appear after planting.

Delivery Date: 02 Apr 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

3 bare root plants
Price: £18.00 + P&P
(Price per plant: £6.00)
Product Code: BR34C17
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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
Janet Morgan
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