Filipendula Rubra – Venusta or also known as the Queen of the Prairie, Meadowsweet – Venusta, Filipendula Magnifica, Filipendula rubra – Magnifica, belongs to the Rosaceae family of plants. It is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial which is clumpforming and herbaceous. It blooms in summer with clusters of small pink flowers and looks beautiful in borders. Plant it in moist humus rich well or poorly drained soil. It can grow in the sun or partial shade you can cut it back after flowering.