Genus: False spirea

Sorbaria

Photo/Illustration: 
Jerry Pavia
False spirea (Sorbaria)
sor-BAR-ee-ah
Rosaceae
The genus Sorbaria is comprised of 10 species of deciduous shrubs known for their starry white flowers and pinnate leaves.
Care:  False spreas prefer full sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil in USDA Hardiness Zones 2 to 11
Propagation: 

<p> Sow seed in fall or grow on rooted suckers.</p>

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Sorbaria

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False spirea
Sorbaria sorbifolia
Problems: 

<p> False spireas spread by suckering. To avoid this, remove suckers assiduously. Fireblight may be a problem.</p>