Filipendula – Queen of the Meadow and Meadowsweet

filipendula meadowsweet

Filipendula is one of those little-used perennials that deserves to be in every partial shade or shade garden. The large size of flipendula is called “Queen of the Meadow” and grows as a four-foot shrub while the short version is named meadowsweet and grows in a compact fifteen-inch clump. They both bloom with pearl-shaped buds opening to lacy flower clusters and are wildlife- and pest-resistant. Filipendula – Queen of the Meadow Filipendula or large, Queen of the Meadow, blooms in lacy creamy clusters in late summer and grows upright and erect.   Filipendula – Meadowsweet Filipendula or small, Meadowsweet, blooms in June with fine, lacy, ivory-colored flowers on fern-like foliage....