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Filipendula purpurea ‘Elegans’

For sale by Penlan Perennials Nursery

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Filipendula purpurea ‘Elegans’ Flowers from July to September and performs best in part shade/waterside. HxS 2mx1cm
A robust, vertical habit combined with crimson stems and bright lime-green leaves. Deeply divided palm-like foliage topped by large clusters of white flowers with red anthers. Needs a very moist soil where it looks superb. RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Filipendula purpurea  ‘Elegans’ | Boncath, Pembrokeshire, SA37
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Filipendula purpurea ‘Elegans’


Filipendula purpurea ‘Elegans’. This is a meadowsweet from Japan, with feathery, fragrant, terminal panicles of white flowers with red stamens, which give the impression of pink flowers from a distance. The leaves are palmate, maple-like and lime-green.

Interest and use

Grown for ornamental, fragrant flowers. Good for woodland and waterside planting.

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Filipendula purpurea  ‘Elegans’ | Boncath, Pembrokeshire, SA37 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -39°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Fertile, Humus-rich, Boggy
  • WaterMoist or Wet to moist

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