Filipendula vulgaris (Dropwort)

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Plant Overview

A British native herb usually found in dry flower meadows and verges. Finely cut, ferny, dark green foliage and coral-pink flower buds which open to fluffy cream flower heads on slender stems in June. 

Excellent for wildflower schemes and equally suitable for a border. Loved by bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Suitable for cut flowers.

Height and spread: 60 x 45 cm

The name Filipendula comes from the Latin ‘filum', meaning thread and ‘pendulus’, meaning drooping. 

Common name:  Dropwort

Note: this is not Water Dropwort, which is a very different plant.



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