SHRUB: Spiraea tomentosa (Steeplebush)

2020 Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

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This lovely resident of wet prairies, meadows, and marshes has multi- season interest with pink blooms, yellow fall foliage, and interesting bark. The tiny flowers on its spire-like flower plumes resemble those of invasive Japanese Spiraea, for which it is a good native substitute.

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