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Spiraea tomentosa

Common Name(s):
Hardbark spirea, Hardhack, Spirarea, Steeplebush
Categories:
Native Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Flowers attract butterflies; native

Height:
3-6 ft.
Foliage:
Woolly twigs; coarse toothed, egg-shaped leaves; 1 to 3 in. long
Flower:
Rounded plumes of deep pink to rose-purple flowers in mid-summer
Zones:
4 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; average to moist soil
Exposure:
Sun; average to moist soil
Fruit:
Rounded plume of deep pink to rose purple flowers in mid summer
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 559

Spiraea tomentosa Spiraea tomentosa
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Spiraea tomentosa Spiraea tomentosa
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Spiraea tomentosa Spiraea tomentosa flower and leaf
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