Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem'
A lovely medium sized large, a spreading shrub native to the Himalayas that comes alive with splendid plumes of creamy white flowers in mid summer. 'Sem' has fern like yellow green leaves, but the young leaves will begin light pink and slowly turn to pale yellow, that make the plant look like the foliage is golden, the leaves continue to be yellow until they start to green up, but the yellow will still be there to see. Its a brilliant shrub. This variety of Sorbaria has considerably more compact than others and is also very hardy. A lightly acidic soil is required for success.
RHS pruning group: 2