Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris) HP/BB/BN
Dropwort is a stunning plant for the garden, not only for its flowers but also for its fern-like foliage and it will look good grown in a mixed border or with grass as a meadow. It is closely related to Meadowsweet but does not have the herbal properties of that plant. It also prefers much drier soil growing naturally on gravelly or chalk areas over much of the British Isles, Flowerbuds of rose-pink open to fluffy balls of white open flowers. Ht 10-50cm (4-20in).