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Filipendula hexapetala

Spiraea filipendula | Dropwort

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

British native wildflower

Graceful and frothy flowers

Unusual choice for an informal garden or wildlife area

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A very dainty native British wildflower producing basal rosettes of deeply toothed, fern-like leaflets. In midsummer, these bear tall, wiry stems topped with coral buds that open to delightfully frothy clusters of creamy-white flowers, barely tinged with pink.

Filipendula hexapetala is a wonderfully airy and elegant plant that makes an unusual addition to an informal cottage-style border or a wildlife garden, where pollinators will flock to its nectar-rich flowers. Unlike other Filipendula species, which require constantly moist soils, it will tolerate drier conditions. Height: 50cm (20in). Spread: 30cm (12in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 50cm (20in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardenswildlife gardenslow maintenance gardencut flower garden

sun or semi shade

Flowering Months
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1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (64132)
2 x 1 Litre Potted Plants (T64133P)

Plant into any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
Cut back plants after flowering each autumn.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

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Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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