Martha Washington's Plume - Filipendula rubra 'Venusta'

A tall perennial with a spreading growth habit. Deep rose pink flower spikes age to a paler pink above deeply lobed quilted leaves. Prefers moist sites. A bold accent for woodland borders as a specimen or background, great next to water features.

Water Needs: 
High
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
36-48"
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.9 (7 votes)

Prefers constantly moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Remove old blooms to promote new flowers. Cut back in fall to promote vigorous new growth. 

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