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PlantFiles: Meadow Rue
Thalictrum 'Black Stockings'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thalictrum (tha-LIK-trum) (Info)
Cultivar: Black Stockings

One vendor has this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral sbied On Jul 6, 2013, sbied from Aloha, OR wrote: says "Cut back to the ground in late autumn."


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cordele, Georgia
Suwanee, Georgia
Fallston, Maryland
Rockport, Massachusetts
Royal Oak, Michigan
Selden, New York
Aloha, Oregon
Dallas, Oregon
Ashley, Pennsylvania
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Petersburg, Virginia
Bellingham, Washington
Kalama, Washington
Maple Bluff, Wisconsin

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