Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula Rubra)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Regal indeed in flower, perennial with beautiful large pink fluffy flower heads, flowering early to mid-summer. Great foliage plant for the rain garden or moist area, bold and large. Fragrant flowers and leaves.

Native Environment: Wetland
Culture: Prefers rich, moist soils.  Water during drought periods
Special Use: Rain Gardens and other wet sites, poorly drained landscapes.
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 6.00 to 8.00 feet
Spread: 3.00 to 4.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to August
Bloom Description: Pale pink
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Leaf: Fragrant
Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil
Wildlife Benefit:  Food/Pollinators
Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant / Rabbit Resistant Nature Attracting: Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Special Features: Ornamental Fruits / Pods / Seed Heads
Special Usage: Rainscaping / Fresh Cut Flower