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Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem'
Common Name: False Spiraea Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem'
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This fantastic shrub has beautiful young foliage tinged with pink, orange and gold which gradually changes to green when mature. The densely packed leaves are pinnate giving a lacey, ferny effect. White flower plumes are produced in midsummer. An extremely hardy, medium sized, shrub for most soils. Grows well in sun or light shade.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North Central and Eastern Asia
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen Gold Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone2-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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