Family: Ranunculaceae

Scientific Name: Thalictrum delavayi

Common Name: Yunnan Meadow-rue

DescriptionFluffy flowers with lilac to white petals and pale yellow stamens atop wiry stems.
Plant TypeAll Plants, Perennials Hardy
Hardiness Zone4-7
Sunlightprefers partial sun
Moistureaverage to moist
Soil & Siteaverage to moist
Flowersopen, airy pyramidal panicle and have creamy yellow stamens with lilac sepales
Leavesfiner and more fern-like than T. aquilegifolium, divide into three sections and each with 3 1/2" wide leaflets
DimensionsReaches 2-4 feet with a spread of up to 2 plus feet.
Propagationseeds and division
Native SiteNative to western China.
Misc FactsThalictrums are called Meadow-rue Thalictrum is derived from the Greek word thaliktron. Used by Discorides to describe compound leaves. This plant is also listed as T dipterocarpum which is very similar.
Notes & Reference#04-Herbaceous Perennial Plants (Allan Armitage) #06-Perennials for the American Gardens (Clasusen and Ekastro), #40-Herbaceous Ornamental Plants (Steven Stills)
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