Hardbark Spirea, Steeplebush, Hardhack, Meadowsweet
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 3-6'Mature Width - Longevity - Very short-lived
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Color range deep rose to rose-purple flowers in long clusters, 3-8", opening top to bottom; flowers linger into fall; attracts butterfliesFruit - Small dry felt-like capsule, born in terminal clusters.Leaf - Fall Color - Bark - Other Features - .Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Requires moist soil; found along roadsides and in fields.Native Habitat - Introduced 1738; Zones 4-8, Nova Scotia to Georgia, west to KansasDiseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Spirea.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Spiraea.- Other plants of the species Spiraea tomentosa.