Thalictrum aquilegiifolium Mixed Purples & White
FLUFFY MEADOW RUE
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium is commonly called Meadow Rue.
Because of its graceful fluffy heads of flowers during summer and autumn, and elegant, ferny blue-green foliage.
Mix of purples, mauves & white fluffy flowers
This is a mix of seeds for a range of purples, mauves, lilac-pinks and white fluffy flower heads
Elegant, graceful good looks
The ferny blue-grey foliage greatly adds to the elegant good looks.
While the flowers are very showy while remaining refined.
Excellent cut blooms & garden show
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium gives wonderful frothy stems to use as cut flowers. They last well in a vase.
Hardy & easy under trees & shrubs
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium is hardy & easy to grow, particularly under trees and shrubs.
So plant them in Shade to ½ Shade.
Where the plants tolerate dry shade and a wide range of soils, and positively tower in richer and more moist conditions.
90cm. High of fluffy foamy flower heads x 60cm. Wide fine ferny, blue-grey foliage.
SEED SOWING ADVICE: QUICK & EASY
Sow in autumn, winter & spring in punnets indoors / or scatter in the garden in early spring.
Sow indoors for early plants: Sow the seed in a punnet on the surface of good quality seed raising mix.
Then barely cover the seed with mix / vermiculite / fine sandy grit.
As light aids germination.
Now place the punnet in a well-lit position (not in any direct sunlight).
Continue to keep the sown punnet consistently moist, but not wet.
Temperatures of 13-16C approx. are best for rapid and optimum germination.
Most seedlings emerge in approx. 14-21 days.
However if the seeds are shy to emerge.
Then wrap the punnet in cling wrap and place in the fridge (not freezer) for 3 weeks.
After a minimum of 3 weeks, unwrap the punnet and return to a well-lit position at 13-16C.
Seed Count: 15 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count and give a generous serve).
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