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Filipendula rubra Venusta Magnifica (Meadowsweet)

Looking just like a giant candy floss. Slender branching red stems produce a frothy myriad of small pink flowers that fade to paler pink during July and August. last well as a cut flower and great for drying. prefers moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 1.2-1.5m (4-5'). Spread 60-90cm (24-36"). Fully hardy perennial. Supplied as bare roots plants from March Onwards.
Flower Colour

Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest

Hardy Perennial


March onwards

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

60-90cm (24-36")

1.5m (60"), 120cm (48")



Moist, well-drained


Sun or partial shade


Good for cutting and drying



Additional Information

If your plant has strong stems, there may be little need to stake. However, if your plant is positioned in an exposed area, you may wish to provide the stems with some extra support. There is no need to deadhead your plants as the faded flower heads will provide decorative interest as it slips into dormancy. Hardy Perennial.

Delivery Date: 19 Jul 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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