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Filipendula rubra 'Venusta'


Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' is a tall herbaceous perennial with cloud-like clusters of small, fragrant pink flowers.

Filipendula rubra 'Venusta' is known as meadowsweet or queen of the prairie. It is a tall, 4-8 feet high, stately, super hardy perennial with gorgeous, cloud-like, sprays of small pink flowers from deeper pink buds. Both the flowers and the bright green, deeply cut foliage are fragrant. Its upright form provides dramatic effect in the back of the border, as an accent plant, in cottage garden plantings, and along streams and ponds. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Meadowsweet

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 6-10'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Damp habitats including streamsides and wet ditches in much of Eastern North America.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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