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Sorbaria

False Spirea
Rosaceae
Deciduous, Shrubs

FromCalifornia. Erect or sprawlingto 2–3 ft. high and 3 ft. wide.Ovate green leaves to 13/4 in.long. Purple, 1-in. flowers inlate winter, spring. Superiorforms include ‘Mountain Pride’and ‘Salmon Creek’. Little orno water.

Sorbaria sorbifolia, photo courtesy of David Cavagnaro
Sorbaria sorbifolia, photo courtesy of David Cavagnaro

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Sorbaria sorbifolia

Native toeastern Asia. Grows to 3–8 ft.tall, 10 ft. wide. Leaves 6–12 in.long; flower plumes to 1 ft. long.

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