Deciduous shrubs with composite, creating the impression of a wild plant.
Attractive at the back of the shrub border; also suitable for semi-wild gardens. The shrubs have a very natural appearance.
Will grow in all conditions.
From-runners, but also from summer .
Sorbaria aitchisonii: Height to 3 m; large white flower plumes in early to mid summer. Composite green; the leaflets being spear-shaped. Develops a large number of suckers.
Sorbaria sorbifolia: Height to 1.5 m; elongated plumes of whitein early to mid summer.
Sorbaria tomentosa: Height to 3 m; white flower-plumes in mid to late summer. Resembles the previous species, but is less winter-hardy – all the species resemble each other to some extent.