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.