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Filipendula ulmaria
Filipendula ulmaria
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Filipendula ulmaria

European Meadowsweet

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.215.360

European Meadowsweet is a border perennial with bold, ferny foliage similar to Astilbe. Plants form a bushy clump, bearing sprays of creamy-white flowers in early summer. Excellent at the waterside, or in any moist to wet sunny or part shaded border. Flower heads should be trimmed off after blooming. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring.

Further details for
Filipendula ulmaria

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   75-120 cm
   29-47 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.