Sorbaria sorbifolia
(Ural false spirea, sorbaria)
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Category: Shrubs and Small Trees

Photo Credits: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder

Additional Species:

‘Sem’ is a dwarf selection that grows with less suckering

Height: 4 – 6 feet


Spread:  6 feet


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: IA


Fruit: not effective


Comments & Cautions:
extremely effective for erosion control; showy during growing season; cut to ground in early spring


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average or Dry

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

upright, semi-woody or suffrutescent; suckering rapidly or form indefinite colonies

Foliage

compound, doubly serrate, almost fernlike bright green leaves; medium texture

Flowers

small white flowers in 10-inch long pointed panicles; June-July and sporadically throughout summer

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