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Thalictrum aquilegiifolium ‘Thundercloud’   

One of the showiest Meadow Rues and largest of the species. 3-4' stems with lovely, blue-green tinted leaves and deep purple, double-florets forming airy panicles. A mass of these plants in flower has an ethereal effect, resembling a drift of purple smoke. 

    Common Name:Meadow Rue
    Hardiness Zones:5-7
    Deer Resistant:Yes
Growing Tips: Plant in moist but well drained soil.

About Thalictrum: Thalictrum is very easy to grow. Tall varieties work well in the mid to back border where their dainty flowers act as a filler, softening the lines of neighboring plants, much like baby’s breath. Dwarf forms work well in clusters near the front of gardens as well as in rock and alpine gardens. As an added bonus, they are great as a cut flower and attract butterflies.