Meadowsweet (Spiraea ulmaria) seeds, organic

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Family:  Rose (Rosaceae)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 9

(Filipendula ulmaria) Herbaceous perennial to about 4 feet.  Native to temperate Europe and Asia.  Multiple stems arise from a spreading crown with delicate, ferny leaves.  Masses of creamy flowers are fragrant,  like honey and mead.  We specialize in this plant, which gives copious quantities of flowers.  Traditional usage TWM):  anti-inflammatory and pain relieving.  Source of salicylic acid.  The word “aspirin” was invented as a conjuncton of the Latin “a spirea” meaning “of Spirea.”  Plant prefers rich, moisture retentive loam, plenty of water, and a part shade to full sun exposure.  The seeds are slow to germinate and should be kept barely covered, cool, evenly moist, and in part shade.  Pot up seedlings and work up to size before transplanting out.  This usually takes 6 weeks in the spring greenhouse or in the summer shadehouse. Space plants 2 feet apart.

Packet contains 100 seeds
1 g contains ~1,800 seeds
Certified Organically Grown

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  1. Cathy Earley

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    Cathy Earley

    Meadowsweet (Spiraea ulmaria) seeds, organic noted at header.
    (Filipendula ulmaria) Herbaceous perennial noted in description.
    Which is it? And how do I trust that you will send what I am intending to buy.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Its an organically grown herbaceous perennial.

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