Filipendula rubra produces airy rose-pink flower clusters that can be between 4-10 inches wide and rise above the plant’s deeply divided leaves presenting a regal appearance befitting its common name, Queen of the Prairie.
Since the 1830s about 99 percent of American tall grass prairies have been destroyed.
Very few plants can tolerate standing water. Here are some that can.
Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.
It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.