Queen of the Prairie

Filipendula rubra

The stunning pink plumes of Queen of the Prairie are a highlight of midsummer. Best grown in full sun the plants are up to 5 feet tall with large, deeply lobed leaves. This easy-to-grow plant is an excellent choice for naturalizing in moist meadows …

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Plants 4" Pots
1-4 $8.99 ea.
5-10 $7.99 ea.
11+ $6.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
33450-04
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 4' - 5'
Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Time June, July
Spacing 2'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Butterflies, Pollinators

The stunning pink plumes of Queen of the Prairie are a highlight of midsummer. Best grown in full sun the plants are up to 5 feet tall with large, deeply lobed leaves. This easy-to-grow plant spreads by rhizomes, making it an excellent choice for naturalizing in moist meadows. Filipendula rubra strongly prefers moist settings, and does very well in rich garden soil, though it’s semi-aggressive nature does require some caution.