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Trautvetteria caroliniensis var. japonica
C. Hardison @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Trautvetteria caroliniensis var. japonica

Japanese False Bugbane

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Item #: 14394

Zones: 5a to 7a

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

(aka: Trautvetteria japonica) Trautvetteria caroliniensis var. japonica is the Asian counterpart to our East Coast US native false bugbane. Growing in cold regions of northern Japan, this thalictrum relative is found colonizing wetland areas. The slowly stoloniferous rhizomes give rise to serrate green basal leaves, topped from early summer through fall with 2' tall stalks, ending in a corymbs of white thalictrum-like frothy flowers. A well-grown patch of Trautvetteria is truly a sight to behold in the summer garden. A cool, moist site is needed to grow this well.