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Thalictrum ichangense Evening Star Strain
Common Name: Meadow Rue Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Thalictrum ichangense Evening Star Strain
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A lovely woodland garden and shade container perennial with maidenhair-like foliage. The leaflets have colours of olive, tan, and copper to red-brown each with a central silver star and held on wiry stems. Hands done some of the best foliage of any shade plant. Tufts of lavender flowers float over the foliage spring through summer. An exciting new perennial for some enchanted evening. Since this is a seed strain, each plant is unique so look for the one that most appeals to you.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forests, scrub, damp rocky ledges; 600--1900 metres.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Silver 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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