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Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double'

Other names

Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double', Thalictrum dipterocarpum 'Hewitt's Double'

Genus

Thalictrum Thalictrum

Variety or Cultivar

'Hewitt's Double' _ 'Hewitt's Double' is an erect, clump-forming perennial with slender, purple-flushed stems, deeply-divided green leaves, and panicles of small, double, pale purple flowers in midsummer to early autumn.


Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect, Upright

Toxicity

Contact with foliage may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer; Pale-purple in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut down stems after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double') 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 in a sheltered position. 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

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double'

Other names

Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double', Thalictrum dipterocarpum 'Hewitt's Double'

Genus

Thalictrum Thalictrum

Variety or Cultivar

'Hewitt's Double' _ 'Hewitt's Double' is an erect, clump-forming perennial with slender, purple-flushed stems, deeply-divided green leaves, and panicles of small, double, pale purple flowers in midsummer to early autumn.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect, Upright

Toxicity

Contact with foliage may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer; Pale-purple in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut down stems after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double' (Chinese meadow rue 'Hewitt's Double') 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 in a sheltered position. 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

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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