Filipendula rubra - Queen of the Prairie
Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula rubra) is a distinctive and showy perennial. It has large, deeply cut fragrant leaves with 7 - 9 lobes that is great for a rain garden or wetland area. It produces large pink fluffy and fragrant flower heads that bloom early to mid-summer. This bold and large plant is an excellent choice for use in the rear borders of flower gardens or along stream/pond edges. Native Americans used the root in traditional medicine for treating heart problems, and the Meskwaki used the root to make a "love potion."
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 3' - 5'
Spread: 2' - 3'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 6
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: June, July
Attracts: Butterflies, Pollinators
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