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Wildflowers
by common name

Steeplebush
Steeplebush

Spiraea tomentosa


Rose Family

Blooms from top downward
woody stems

July 29, 2008
Found in meadows - pastures.
Photos taken along the shoreline at Higley Flow, Colton, NY.

Requirements:

Soil Type: - most
Soil ph: Neutral
Water: - Moist
Light: - Full sun - Partial shade
Propagation: - Seed

     Characteristics:

Height: - 2 - 4 ft.
Time of bloom: - July - Sept
Flower colors: - Pink
Transplants: - Fair

Steeplebush