over 2 m
July - August
sun - partial shade
acid - neutral - alkaline
Flipendula is a genus of 12 species in the rose family, Rosaceae, distibuted around temperate regions in the northern hemisphere. They have finely divided leaves and large flower umbels of tiny white or pink flowers. They grow in moist soil, often along streams and lakes.
Division in spring or fall.
Seed - sown in September - January.
Seed not covered and kept outside until germination. Optimum germination temperature is 10-15°C (50-60°F).
Hardy and easy to grow. Doesn't need staking.