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Directory of Wildflowers

Queen of the Prairie
Filipendula rubra

Flowers of Queen of the Prairie
Flowers of Queen of the Prairie

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
6 - 8 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Pink
 
Bloom Season
June - August
 

Features

Large clusters of pink flowers; deeply divided leaves.

Culture

Full sun ; moist, well drained sites. Dry sites should be avoided.

Notes

Found in moist prairies and meadows. Endangered in Illinois, threatened in Iowa and Michigan.