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Filipendula vestita is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.75 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - Himalayas from Afghanistan to Nepal and western China.
Along mountain drains and in taller herbaceous vegetation, 2200 - 2900 metres[
]. Alpine meadows and riverbanks at elevations of 3000 - 3200 metres in Yunnan Povince, China[
|Pollinators||Bees, Flies, Beetles, Self
Requires a humus-rich moist soil in semi-shade[
]. Succeeds in full sun only if the soil is reliably moist throughout the growing season[
]. Dislikes dry or acid soils. Does well in marshy soils. Grows well in heavy clay soils.
Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[
One report says that the plant has medicinal properties but gives no details[
Seed - best sown in the autumn in a cold frame[
]. The seed can also be sown in a cold frame in spring, germinating best at a temperature of 10 - 13°c[
]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer if they have grown enough. If not, keep them in a cold frame for the winter and plant them out in late spring.
Division in autumn or winter[
]. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.