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Meadowsweet in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Filipendula ulmaria syn. Spiraea ulmaria

 

Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet has creamy-white flowers clustered close together in irregularly-branched cymes and have a very strong, sweet smell. They flower from early summer to early autumn and are visited by various types of insects

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plant Features
  • Meadowsweet likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Meadowsweet likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Meadowsweet is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Meadowsweet likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Meadowsweet

Latin name

Filipendula ulmaria syn. Spiraea ulmaria

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Meadowsweet likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Meadowsweet is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Meadowsweet likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Meadowsweet likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Meadowsweet is 1.00meters x 1.00meters 1.00 M 1.00 M

Filipendula ulmaria syn. Spiraea ulmaria

Meadowsweet has creamy-white flowers clustered close together in irregularly-branched cymes and have a very strong, sweet smell. They flower from early summer to early autumn and are visited by various types of insects


Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out container grown plants into flowering position having dug compost or well rotted manure in.

 

Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Early Autumn

Large flower clusters are borne at the top of the stems and are creamy-white in colour then gradual fade to a paler shade.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass.

 
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