Thalictrum kiusianum

Thalictrum kiusianum

Meadow rue

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Thalictrum kiusianum
  • Common name: Meadow rue
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Thalictrum kiusianum is a tiny meadow rue, being a small mat of dainty, fern-like foliage from which lavender-blue flowers appear just above the leaves in summer. It’s ideal for alpine and rock gardens, and raising in containers. 

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Grow Thalictrum kiusianum in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun to partial shade. There’s no need to prune as it dies back completely in autumn. Will self-seed readily but divide congested clumps in spring. 

How to grow Thalictrum kiusianum

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Thalictrum kiusianum and wildlife

Thalictrum kiusianum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Thalictrum kiusianum poisonous?

Thalictrum kiusianum has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People