Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Cherry on Top'

False Spirea

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Fern-like foliage
  • New growth orange-burgundy
  • White plumes in the summer
  • Red seed pods fall-winter
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: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 4-5 ft
Price Level 1: $49.99~#3
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 2-10

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