Thalictrum aquilegifolium 'Nimbus White' Meadow Rue



Thalictrum aquilegifolium 'Nimbus White' produces clouds of feathery white flowers on dark stems above lacy green foliage. The late spring, early summer flowers mature to lavender pink seed heads that extend the showy season. A deciduous perennial, also known as Meadow Rue, the foliage of Thalictrum aquilegifolium provides interest when it is not in bloom. 'Nimbus White' is a compact form that is shorter than the species and fits well into even small gardens.

Thalictrum aquilegifolium 'Nimbus White' prefers part sun to sun and moist, humus-rich, well drained soil. It is tolerant of average soil. Best with afternoon shade in very hot regions. 'Nimbus White' is suitable for gardens in the Deep South.


  • Common Names: Meadow Rue
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 28
  • Width at Maturity: 16
  • Bloom Color: White/Cream
  • Bloom Time: Late spring, early summer

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies.
  • Tolerates:
  • Other Features: Cut Flower.

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Shipping Info


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