Basic Facts:

Common Name: meadow Rue

Tall airy, frothy plants

Garden Use:

Good for the formal border or in a more naturalistic, meadow setting

Wildlife Interest:

The flowers are loved by bees

Cut Flower Use:

Not tried.


Ideally plant in a moist soil but they do fine in our dry sand

Toxic if eaten, may cause skin irritation in some people


Propagation is by division

Pests and Diseases:

May get powdery mildew in very dry conditions


A member of the Rununculaceae (Buttercup) family.

Thalictrum Hewitt's Double

Fern-like leaves and tall (3-4ft 90-120cm) flower heads with dainty double purple flowers in summer.

Price 6.00 (9cm pot) available to order for spring delivey

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