Sorbaria/Sorbifolia Sem??

HUGH HENDERSON asked 10 years ago
What shrub is named sorbaria or sorbifolia Sem as i have searched all my gardening books and cannot get it?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Sorbaria is a medium shrub with ash-like leaves and white plumes, quite like spirea, which it was once called.

It is occasionally seen in old gardens, not often for sale. ‘Sem’ is a variety with orangey young foliage.