Queen of the Prairie

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Full Sun

3-7 ft tall

Filipendula rubra

Prefers consistently moist, fertile, humus-rich soil.  Needs room for spreading.  Light to bright pink astilbe-like blooms are held high on a long stalk, creating a beautiful appearance of wind-tossed foam or fluff.  Blooms occur in early to mid-Summer and last about 3 weeks.  Fern-like foliage.  Freely self sows. Can naturalize readily

Zones 3-9