Plant types and subtypes: Perennials
Light Requirements: sun, part-sun
Water Use: medium, high
Soil Moisture: moist, wet
Soil Description: acid, neutral, rich, average, loam, clay, sand
Bloom Time: June, July, August
Bloom Color: pink
Leaf Color: green
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6
Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, cottage garden plant, fragrant flowers, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant
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Filipendula rubraAlso known as:
queen of the prairie,
queen o' the prairie
Showy, cotton-candy pink (and almost as puffy), feathery, fragrant flower clouds crown this "queen". Filipendula rubra is arobust plant who's large divided leaves are also a point of interest.
Native to moist meadows of the eastern U.S. this clump forming perennial should be grown in part sun and will tolerate just about any type of soil. Should the plant dry out or the leaves get scorched, they may be cut back to promote new growth. Blooms from June to August. Zones 4-6
Propagate by dividing root stock in early spring or fall. Self seeds readily. Collected seeds should be refrigerated for 2 months before planting.
A stunning plant for cottage gardens.
Native Range & Classification
Recorded County Distribution: USDA data
CT, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA, VT, WI, WV
USDA Endangered Status:
- Endangered: IL, MD, NJ, NC
- Threatened: IA, MI
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