This perennial species is one of the most delicate of Thalictrums, with tiny foliage reminiscent of maidenhair ferns. It bears small, nodding, long-lasting flowers of a unique yellowish plum-brown. It grows to about 3 feet tall and wide.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThalictrum minus earns it place in the garden with its foliage alone and does well as a see-through plant in a mixed border. It is also suitable for a wild garden or woodland garden.
CareProvide moist, humus-rich soil in full sun to partial shade. Most 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 : 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Bloom Time : Early Summer, Summer
- Uses : Ground Covers, Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow