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Thalictrum rochebrunianum /Meadow Rue

Thalictrum rochebrunianum  / Thalictrum rochebrunianum
Plants growing in the Houston Botanical Garden
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Floral heads and compound leaves

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Scientific Name: Thalictrum rochebrunianum
Common Name: Meadow Rue
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This perennial produces tall, erect plants with lilac-colored flowers with yellow stamens. Flowers somewhat resemble baby's breath. The finely cut, compound leaves add another feature to meadow rue. It is an excellent choice for the cottage garden and other places where a tall background perennial is needed.