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Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia

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A lovely large, spreading shrub native to the Himalayas which bears splendid plumes of creamy-white flowers in early summer. Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia has dark green, fern-like leaves which are amongst the first to appear in early spring and are not damaged by late frosts.

An unusual, handsome garden plant, excellent as ground cover in woodland areas or shady borders.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia  | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia  | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia  | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£9.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia will tolerate a windy position.
Flowering Period: June - July.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized, densely branching, spreading shrub. Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia will sucker and spread slowly over time to form a small thicket.
Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)

Pruning: Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia can be cut back hard if required.

Plant Finder: about Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia

Common names

False Spirea

Description

Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia (False Spirea). This is an arching shrub with pinnate leaves composed of lance-shaped, tapered, dark-green leaflets which produces terminal plumes of tiny flowers.

Cultivation

Remove unwanted suckers. Will tolerate an exposed position. Is tolerant of hard-pruning, if required.

Interest and use

Grown for its arching habit, for foliage interest and for its flowers.

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Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia  | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

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