Thalictrum rochebrunianum var grandisepalum seeds – ( Meadow Rue)

$4.10

Description

Picture courtesy of Jelitto Seeds

This plant has dense sprays of myriads of flowers which are produced in large fluffy lavender blue clouds. It will reflower if it is deadheaded, and flowering usually lasts until the first frost. Its native country is Japan where it grows in fields and at the edges of forests. It has lovely fine ferny greyish green foliage a little like an aquilegia leaf. The plant prefers a cool semi shaded position which is moist but not wet.

Sowing advice

Sow in pots or trays in spring and autumn. cover the seeds finely with seed raising mix. Keep the soil moist at all times but do not waterlog. Ideal temperature is 20 deg C. germination should occur in 15 to 21 days.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Giant Meadow Rue

Family

Ranunculaceae

Maximum Height

approx 1.5 m with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20