Spiraea tomentosa (Steeplebush)
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Spiraea tomentosa

Steeplebush

Spires of showy pink flowers and excellent foliage that turns bright gold and burgundy in fall. Similar in appearance to cultivated Spiraeas, this native makes a fantastic hedge when planted three feet on center.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Spiraea tomentosa

Attributes

Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Rounded

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Wet Prairie
Wetland

Bloom Time

July
August

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average