No herbaceous border should be without the tall upright stems and delicate foliage of Thalictrums with sprays of purple-blue, white or yellow flowers all through the summer. They are relatively easy to grow, may need some support.
Shining Meadow Rue. Erect, clump-forming with airy heads of soft, fragrant, creamy yellow flowers and fern-like foliage. Architectural plant. In autumn the foliage turns brilliant golden-yellow.