Sorbaria sorbifolia is commonly known as False Spiraea, is a lovely semi-wooden plant, ideal for borders and park landscapes.
The deciduous perennial plant has lovely shaped foliage that turns into a golden red during autumn. The white flowers appear in late summer.
Details Sorbaria sorbifolia
- Blooms: July – August
- Flower colour: white
- Full grown: 5 Years
- Full grown height: 75 – 100 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Sorbaria sorbifolia
For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting, water well after planting and for the next few weeks. Grows best in a soil with a low lime content. Needs a sunny location and well drained soil.
To keep the size of the plant in shape and to encourage the most colourful bark, remove a third of the stems back to ground level each spring. Fertilise in spring. Take cuttings in November to February.
Flowering period: May to June