SHINING MEADOW RUE
Thalictrum lucidum foams with clouds of fluffy, fine creamy-lemon flowers during summer and autumn.
And wafts sweet rose scent.
Finest dainty foliage adds to the beauty in the garden. And gives the common name of Shining Meadow Rue.
Thalictrum lucidum also supplies lovely, sweetly scented cut flowers.
It is hardy & easy to grow, and invaluable for drier areas in the shade and under trees and shrubs.
So plant Thalictrum lucidum in Shade to ½ Shade.
It can tolerate dry shade, plus a wide range of soils.
90cm. High with foamy fluffy heads x 45cm. Wide of fine shining, fern like 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 punnets 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: 150 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).
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