Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'
Thalictrum 'Splendide White'

Thalictrum 'Splendide White'

"White Chinese meadow-rue"

Thalictrum 'Splendide White'

1 bare root — £7.95

Spring planting season is currently closed 
i
Delivery schedule

Orders placed until 29 February 2025
You can expect your order in February/March 2025

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
You can expect your order in March/April 2025

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
You can expect your order within 10 business days

Available for (pre)ordering again in December
Free delivery on UK orders over £50
i
Shipping to the UK

UK orders over £50
Free shipping

UK orders under £50
£4.99

Northern Ireland orders under £50
£5.99

More info

44,000+ customers rate us 4.8/5
i
Reviews

Reviews.io      4.8   (29,083 reviews)

Trustpilot        4.7     (7,774 reviews)

Google           4.8     (7,925 reviews)

Shopify Planet
All deliveries are carbon neutral
i
Shopify Planet
Carbon neutral delivery

In cooperation with Shopify Planet and the Shopify Sustainability Fund, we are proud to be the first plant and flower bulb supplier able to:

— Ship carbon neutral;
— Remove atmospheric carbon;
— Store carbon for 1000+ years;
— Invest in reforestation;
— Invest in soil carbon storage.

How? Every time we ship an order, Shopify Planet automatically calculates our shipping emissions, and ensures high-quality carbon removal to neutralise our shipping footprint. Learn more

Description

Erupting into a blizzard of snowy blooms in mid-summer, Thalictrum ‘Splendide White’ bursts forth with cool flower-flurry effect. Dainty little white flowers adorn the almost invisible, wiry, narrow stems which extend upwards above the foliage, making this floral cloud appear to hover. Reaching a height of up to 2m when fully established, this magnificent meadow rue froths up above surrounding plants like a beautiful misty haze. Make it a muted part of a bright border, or mingle into a pretty pastel scheme.

Thalictrum ‘Splendide White’ is a useful plant for gardens which have clay soil because they quite enjoy moist conditions. Meadow Rue will thrive in a partially shaded or sunny border where it will grow back every year. This hardy perennial forms a clump over time which, as it establishes, produces more and more flowering stems. Enjoy Thalictrum ‘Splendide White’ as a reliable, resilient and low-maintenance border plant, you can also snip a few stems to enjoy in a vase!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Naturalising

  • Great for shade

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Thalictrum delavayi 'Splendide White' ('Fr21034'ᴾᴮᴿ)
    Thalictrum 'Splendide Album'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    1.2-2m

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    5 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    2-3 years

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Woodland gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower gardens
    Wildlife gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost
    Clay

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Soak the Thalictrum 'Splendide White' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting

    • Plant your "White Chinese meadow-rue" bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed. Some varieties are a length of root which should be planted lengthways and shallowly (1-2cm deep).

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed until 29 February 2025
    You can expect your order in February/March 2025

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
    You can expect your order in March/April 2025

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

Perennials in 1 minute

The beauty of perennial plants doesn’t just lie in their long-lasting flowers and sturdy, resilient nature, but it’s their sheer determination to keep on coming back stronger every year —in year one they’re good, but in future years they’re even better!

World class bulbs

We cooperate with the best growers to supply world class bulbs and plants.

We ♥ our planet

We reduce waste by using recyclable packaging whenever we are able.

We've got your back

Excellent customer care: Our service is rated 4.8 out of 5 by our customers.

Spoilt for choice

Biggest ever selection of
flower bulbs and plants online. Lots of exclusive varieties.

Size matters

You can expect top size flower bulbs and bare-root plants. Always.