Terms and conditions are loading...
Click the tabs to read more
Get more detailed care advice, specific how-to guides and care reminder prompts right to your inbox!
Check you are planting correctly with our unique garden match tool.
Did you know 30% of new plants purchased die within the first year because they are planted in the wrong place? Don't make that costly and upsetting mistake!
|1 hour care
Botanical name: Thalictrum delavayi
Other names: Chinese meadow rue, Thalictrum dipterocarpum
Species: T. delavayi - T. delavayi is an erect, clump-forming perennial with slender, purple-flushed stems, large, pinnate, mid-green leaves and panicles of lilac flowers with large cream stamens in midsummer to early autumn.
Thalictrum delavayi is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-purple, Cream in Summer; Pale-purple, Cream in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Stem: Green, Flushed purple in Spring; Green, Flushed purple in Summer
Toxicity: Contact with foliage may irritate the skin.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Cut down stems after flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Thalictrum delavayi (Chinese meadow rue) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in moist, humus-rich soil in partial shade. Staking may be required.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
"No wonder Shoot has been awarded website of the year 2012!"
Les Challen, Croyden