Sorbaria sorbifolia

Sorbaria sorbifolia

Also know as False Spirea, extremely hardy and tolerant shrub has foliage that resembles that of Mountain Ash. Forms thickets with plumes of while flowers in spring followed by beautiful leaf change to orange-red in Fall. Fast growing and spreading form ideal for large naturalized landscapes or erosion control.

Plant Height at Maturity

6 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

8 feet

Growth Rate


Growth Habit

Upright | Spreading

Landscape Uses

Erosion Control | Ornamental Specimen

Environmental Features

Pollinator Friendly | Bird Habitat | Wildlife Forage Source

Tough Sites

Alkaline Soil | Dry Soil | Calcareous Soil | Steep Slope | Deer Damage | Urban Conditions

Seasonal Interest

Fall Color | Spring Flowering

Flower Color