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Meadowsweet (Spirea ulmaria) potted plant, organic

(9 customer reviews)


Family:  Rose (Rosaceae)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 9

(The Latin name Spiraea ulmaria is synonymous with the Latin name 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.  Space plants 2 feet apart.

Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown


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