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|'Kakome' Japanese Meadowsweet|
Filipendula purpurea 'Kakome'
Flowers in lacy, dark pink paniculate cymes with crimson stems atop green serrated cordate leaves in 5-7 pointed segments. A nice, bushy habit. Stems are showy even after petal fall. Well worth a spot in the garden.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded
Plant Use: Plant in groups. Looks nice with Agastache 'Blue Fortune,' Russian Sage (perovskia atriplicifolia), or white Liatris.
Width: Minimum: 24 inches Maximum: 36 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Likes alkaline soil and prefers moist conditions, but also is drought tolerant. Hardy to Zone 3.