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Sorbaria 'Sem'

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem'

Also known as

Ural False Spirea

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A green Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' plant with white flowers in a garden
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Sorbaria 'Sem' Overview

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' is a gorgeous cultivar with stunning, colourful young foliage. Leaves are highly textured, narrow and roughly oval in shape, with pointed tips and toothed margins. Commonly known by the names Sorbaria 'Sem' and Ural False Spirea. The flowers are delicate and showy, coloured white and arranged densely on upright panicles, these appear in the summer. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

How to propagate Sorbaria 'Sem'

Cuttings

Take semi-hardwood cuttings in mid-summer.

Seed

Suckers

Rooted suckers are best separated and transplanted in autumn to winter.

Special features of Sorbaria 'Sem'

Attractive leaves

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Pot plant

Hedge plant

Autumn colour