Filipendula ulmaria

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Buy Filipendula ulmaria meadowsweet: A popular coloniser of streams, pond edges and wet meadows.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately-fertile, leafy, moist but well-drained soil. It also tolerates boggy conditions.
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A familiar sight on the banks of streams or wet ditches, our native meadowsweet is a vigorous, easy-to-grow plant that's ideal for boggy areas of the garden or beside water. Handsome, deeply veined leaflets are held on arching stems, topped with fluffy sprays, up to 25cm across, of creamy-white flowers in summer. The plant forms clumps of upright growth, but will self seed freely in the the right spot.

  • Garden care: Keep the plants well watered and as they have a tendency tendency to self-seed, remove the faded flowers as they fade if you do not want more.

  • Sow: March-May or September-October

  • Flowering: June- September

  • Approximate quantity: 75 seeds.

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One of favourite plants...absolutely stunning with one of the most beautiful aromas I have come across. Loved by bees, butterflies ect. Is commonly found along river banks and is most a associated with damp areas, however, I have found they grow pretty easily within any soil except those that are very dry. One thing I will mention is that I had brought mine as pugs and have never tried to seed them, but as they seem to self seed pretty rapidly in the wild so I wouldn't see this as being a problem.





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