COMMON NAME False Spirea, Ural False Spirea
TYPE tall, woody, deciduous, suckering perennial with long dark green pinnate leaves
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT sunny borders, woodlands, wet areas
SOIL moist, well – drained soils, prefers slightly alkaline soils
ZONE 2 – 9
SIZE 5’ – 6’
FLOWER COLOR 10” long panicles of tiny white flowers at the tips of stems in mid to late summer
NARRATIVE This woody plant spreads by suckering, forming thickets. A prolific bloomer, it makes a good background planting for borders and woodlands. Drought tolerant once established and is deer resistant and rabbit resistant. Blooms in late summer and is tolerant of wet areas. May be divided by cutting off rooted suckers in fall or spring.