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Meadowsweet

Filipendula spp.

Also known as

Dropwort

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Meadowsweet Overview

A genus of 16 species of rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plants in the Rosaceae family native to temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere. They have finely divided pinnate leaves and airy sprays of pink or white flowers on erect leafy stems. Commonly known as meadowsweet, cultivated species are grown in wildflower planting schemes where they prefer full sun and damp soil.

How to propagate Meadowsweet

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Division

Division in autumn or winter.

Other uses of Meadowsweet

Borders, banks.