A picture of a Ural False Spirea

Ural False Spirea

Sorbaria sorbifolia

Also known as

False Spiraea, Sorbaria, Ash-Leaved Spiraea

Sorbaria sorbifolia - drageons by Denis.prévôt (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

1.5m

70cm

Min

70cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Ural False Spirea

A close up of some white Sorbaria sorbifolia flowers
A close up of a green Sorbaria sorbifolia plant
A Sorbaria sorbifolia plant
Ural false spirea flowers
A photo of Ural False Spirea

Ural False Spirea Overview

Sorbaria sorbifolia is a suckering shrub species from the Rosaceae family. Commonly known by the names Ural False Spirea, False Spiraea and Ash-Leaved Spiraea. Leaves are highly textured, narrow and roughly oval in shape, with pointed tips and toothed margins. Flowers are delicate and showy, coloured white and arranged densely on upright panicles, these appear in the summer.

How to propagate Ural False Spirea

Suckers

Cuttings

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

Special features of Ural False Spirea

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Ural False Spirea

Grown for their mass of small, bee-attracting flowers and in some species, their foliage. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.