Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Matcha Ball'

Ash Leaf Spirea

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Forms a perfect round ball
  • Fern-like foliage
  • Emerges green with orange-chartreuse tinge
  • Matures fresh green; fall color is yellow
  • Occasional white blooms in spring
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers moist, well drained soil

Salt tolerant plant

Unlike  'Sorbaria Sem'; plant does not develop/spread by suckers

Excellent border or edging plant

Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 3-4 ft
Price Level 1: $44.99~#3
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 3-7

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fall Color


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Orange
  • Green
  • Yellow

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water