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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: Cream, Pale-purple in Summer; Pale-purple, Cream in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green 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.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Partial Shade
Aspect: East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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