queen of the prairie

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queen′ of the prai′rie

a tall meadow plant, Filipendula rubra, of the rose family.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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"With every act of creation you shall come forth with a sense of humility, because it was inferior to your dream and inferior to that marvellous dream of God, which is nature," she wrote in her "Decalogue of the Artist." To become one with Him or with the Queen of the Prairie, oblivious of one's own self, was one and the same thing.
They offer perennial plants like the Asclepias Gay Butterflies with two-foot-tall blooms June to frost, blooming hedges of Mist Shrub Longwood Blue, the enormous pink blooms of Queen of the Prairies, the yellow Butterfly Bush Honeycomb, mixes of Yarrows and Lupines, and old faithfuls like blue Salvias and purple Coneflowers.