(48-72" tall, 18-24" wide) Stately and stunning Queen of the Prairie forms upright mounds of attractive, deeply cut foliage. From early summer to midsummer, her majesty steals the show with 4-6 foot tall flower stems topped with clusters of tiny pink flowers. Individual flowers start out as tiny round buds, and then open to pretty little blossoms with extra-long long stamens, and flower sprays resemble fluffy pink clouds. all the while creating a flurry of pollinator activity. Be sure to cut a few stems to bring drama and fragrance to flower arrangements. Plant this vigorous, low-maintenance perennial in full sun to part shade and moist soil, in a spot where it can freely spread. A beautiful option for meadow style planting and easily filling garden beds. Native to the northeast and midwest of the US and Canada, it thrives in all but the hottest, driest regions. Deer-resistant.
AM018657 (Tray of 16)
AM018636 (Plant - 3" Pot)
Queen of the Prairie
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
48-72" tall (4-6 feet)
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Early to mid summer
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Deeply lobed green foliage.
Loamy Soil, Average Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Semi-aggressive in small gardens.
Award of Garden Merit
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
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