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Dropwort

Filipendula vulgaris

Also known as

Garden Spiraea, Italian May, Lady's Belt, Lady's Ruffles, Little Queen, Common Queen-Of-The-Meadow

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Dropwort Overview

This species is a rosette forming perennial the leaves are pinnate and fern-like toothed and dark green. The flowers are produced in the early summer with loose corymbs of white blooms.

Common problems with Dropwort

How to propagate Dropwort

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Division

Division in autumn or winter.

Other uses of Dropwort

Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.