Sorbaria tomentosa var angustifolia
(Kashmir False Spiraea) Sorbaria tomentosa var angustifolia is a lovely large, spreading shrub native to the Himalayas which bears splendid plumes of creamy-white flowers in early summer.
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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.
Sorbaria tomentosa var. angustifolia is an unusual and handsome garden plant, excellent as ground cover in woodland areas or shady borders.
- 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.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Ground Cover
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Screening/Hedge, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large