Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

 Filipendula rubra - Queen of the Prairie

Ohio Native Plant - Natural  Range 

Filpendula rubra

Queen of the Prairie is listed as threatened or Endangered in six states.

Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website for the natural range of this plant.
Queen of the Prairie - Filipendula rubra
Queen of the Prairie- Roger Dahlin

Wildlife Significance

Filpendula rubra

Pollen Source: Bees ( long and Short tongued bees  collect pollen, flies, beetles feed on pollen (great source of protein

N
ectar: Not a source of nectar

Deer - Aren't crazy about Queen of the Prairie

For detailed information, visit the Illinois Wildflower site.
Queen of the Prairie -
Queen of the Prairie Nodding Onion Gardens
Queen of the Prairie - Filipendula rubra
Stunning pink flower of Filipendula rubra

Propagation Notes 

Queen of the Prairie



Outdoors -
We have had good luck allowing Queen of the Prairie to self seed, translating seedlings in early spring. Generally they are then ready for a late summer market.

Stratifying Seeds 2013


December 15, 2012
- Seeds placed in Cold Moist Storage  

Fall 2012 - Seeds Collected at Nodding Onion Gardens

Supplies Needed For Seed Stratification -

1. Zip lock plastic bag

2. Few table spoons of Vermiculite

3. Dampen vermiculite - not soggy

4. Store in refrigerator for 90 days

 Queen of the Prairie
Queen of the Prairie - Roger Dahlin

Cultivation Information

Queen of the Prairie

Height - 3 to 4 feet   
Flower Color - Pink          
Sun - Full to part sun
Hardy Zone -  3 to 7
Blooms - June - July

Soil -  moist/fertile 

pH -5.0 to 6.0
Hardy Zone - 3 to 8

Family - Rosaceae

Young -  Queen of the Prairie Plant
Young - Queen of the Prairie Plant
Queen of the Prairie - Filipendula rubra
Queen of the Prairie Plants
Seed/plant Provenance - Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN - 2010 - Nodding Onion Gardens - 2011 to present