Filipendula Rubra Venusta

 

Filipendula Rubra Venusta, Queen of the Prairies. A spreading Herbaceous perennial forming large clumps in moist soil. with fresh green leaves, plumes of deep rose-pink flowers become paler as they age. Excellent border addition. Max Height 2.5m. Max Spread 1.2m. Flowers July to August.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.