Sorbaria sorbifolia /Ash Leaf Spirea

Sorbaria sorbifolia  / Sorbaria sorbifolia
Upright growing shrub for colder areas
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Upright growing shrub for colder areas

Foliage looks like spirea

Close view of summer foliage

White flowers in summer

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Scientific Name: Sorbaria sorbifolia
Common Name: Ash Leaf Spirea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Has bronzy-reddish foliage early in spring and fall and medium green otherwise. Foliage reminds one of spirea. This upright shrub is very hardy, has some drought resistance, and is used as a hedge or accent plant. FLORIDA BETONY(Stachys floridana) should NEVER, NEVER,NEVER be planted in any landscape. It is almost impossible to rid you garden of it without using chemicals that only professionals should use.