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Sorbaria sorbifolia

The genus Sorbaria is comprised of 10 species of deciduous shrubs known for their starry white flowers and pinnate leaves.

Noteworthy Characteristics

CareFalse spreas prefer full sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil in USDA Hardiness Zones 2 to 11

Propagation Sow seed in fall or grow on rooted suckers.

Problems False spireas spread by suckering. To avoid this, remove suckers assiduously. Fireblight may be a problem.

Species and cultivars

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