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Sacred to the Druids, find it growing wild in damp meadows, marsh land and along rivers. The sap was found to contain salicylic acid, later used to synthesise aspirin.

Type: Hardy Perennial

Height: 1.2m

Spread: 60cm 

Soil type: Moist soil 

Aspect: Sun/Light shade

Flower colour: White 

Flowering time: Summer

Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet

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