This garden gem forms a 6-inch-high mat of dainty, ferny foliage, and is perfect for a trough or a lightly shaded nook in a rock garden. In early summer, it produces a profusion of lavender blossoms which appear just above the leaves.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis miniature species can be grown in an alpine house or shady rock garden.
CareGrow in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Thalictrums are late to emerge in mid- to late spring.
PropagationSow seed in a cold frame when fresh. Divide as new growth appears in spring.
ProblemsPowdery mildew, rust, white smut, leaf spots, slugs.
- Genus : Thalictrum
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Uses : Containers, Ground Covers, Shade
- Bloom Time : Early Summer
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Flower Color : Pink
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest