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Filipendula vulgaris (hexapetala) 'Flore Pleno'/Meadowsweet, Dropwort

Filipendula vulgaris (hexapetala) 'Flore Pleno' / Filipendula vulgaris (hexapetala) 'Flore Pleno'
Attractive summer foliage
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Attractive summer foliage

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Scientific Name: Filipendula vulgaris (hexapetala) 'Flore Pleno'
Common Name: Meadowsweet, Dropwort
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a double-flowering form of the Meadowsweet with quite attractive white flowers. Provide sun to partial shade and a moist, well-drained soil. Reported to attract bees and butterflies. Foliage with one-inch leaflets is somewhat fern-like in appearance.