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Spirea
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How to Care Spirea, Growing Spirea, Caring for Spirea

Also known as : Steeplebushes
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Spiraea alba var. latifolia
White meadowsweet
White meadowsweet is a fascinating plant that brings beauty and value to gardens. With its clusters of delicate white flowers and feathery leaves, it adds a touch of elegance to any landscape. But what makes it truly captivating are its interesting facts: 1.Garden Usage: Meadowsweet is a popular choice for ornamental gardens due to its attractive foliage and abundant blooms, which attract butterflies and bees. 2.Medicinal Benefits: Historically, meadowsweet has been used for its medicinal properties. So, whether you're looking to enhance your garden or explore natural remedies, white meadowsweet is a plant worth considering.
Spiraea blumei
Spiraea blumei
Spiraea blumei is a hardy deciduous shrub with clusters of small, delicate white to pink flowers that bloom in spring. Its leaves are typically lance-shaped and serrated, exuding a fresh, green appearance. Adaptable to various soils, spiraea blumei thrives well in both sun and partial shade, making it a versatile choice for garden hedges and ornamental landscaping. The plant's compact growth habit allows it to contribute to ecosystem diversity by providing shelter and food for pollinators.
Spiraea salicifolia
Willowleaf meadowsweet
Willowleaf meadowsweet (Spiraea salicifolia) is a deciduous perennial shrub that will grow to 1.8 m tall. It is often found in bogs or wet woodlands. It has twiggy branches and small simple leaves. It prefers full sun to partial shade.
Spiraea hypericifolia
Iberian meadowsweet
It is a deciduous shrub, which can reach a size between 50 to 100 cm in height, with numerous arched branches that give a hanging to the plant.
Spiraea thunbergii
Baby's breath spirea
Baby's breath spirea (Spiraea thunbergii) is a deciduous flowering shrub native to Asia. Baby's breath spirea grows on hillsides of hills. This species grows best in full sunlight.
Spiraea alba
White meadowsweet
White meadowsweet (Spiraea alba) is a perennial shrub that grows from 91 to 183 cm tall. Pyramidal clusters of fragrant white or pink flowers blossom from summer through fall attracting butterflies and birds. Brown fruit appears after blossoms fall off. Grows well in sunny or partly shady locations.
Spiraea prunifolia
Bridal wreath spirea
Bridal wreath spirea (Spiraea prunifolia) is a flowering tree native to China Korea and Japan. Bridal wreath spirea is considered easy to grow and is often cultivated as an ornamental plant in gardens. It blooms in spring.
Spiraea japonica
Japanese meadowsweet
Japanese meadowsweet is considered by many to be an invasive species due to its ability to spread rapidly, creating a dense thicket or hedge. The species traces its roots to Japan, Korea, and China and was introduced in other areas because of its attractive flowers. Use caution when planting to make sure that this shrub can be managed appropriately.
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Aruncus
Aruncus
Aruncus form a genus consisting of clumping perennial plants. They are most often cultivated as ornamental plants, or to produce beautiful cut or dried flowers. Their fuzzy, cream or white-colored blooms appear in the summer. Aruncus do well in moist areas of gardens or near streams or ponds.
Stranvaesia
Stranvaesia
Stranvaesia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae.
Prinsepia
Prinsepia
Prinsepia bears fruit which looks like a cherry. The various species grow largely in Nepal, India, China, and Bangladesh.
Osteomeles
Osteomeles
Osteomeles is a genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae. They are shrubs native to eastern Asia, with compound leaves, opposite leaf arrangement, and small pome fruit.
Adenostoma
Adenostoma
Adenostoma is a genus of shrubs containing only two species. Both species are native to coastal California and Baja California. Both species in this genus feature stiff, linear leaves arranged alternately or in clusters along stems with shredding bark. Flowers form on a panicle, are cream to white and, as in all members of the rose family, have hypanthia.
Lyonothamnus
Catalina ironwood
Catalina ironwood is a diverse group of plants encompassing both ornamental and edible species. This family includes beloved favorites like roses, apples, and strawberries. With their captivating blooms and delicious fruits, Rosales plants have significant garden usage and economic value. They also attract beneficial insects and birds, contributing to the ecological balance. From delicate wildflowers to towering fruit trees, catalina ironwood showcases a wide range of sizes and shapes, making them an enchanting addition to any landscape.
Cercocarpus
Cercocarpus
Despite the common name "Mountain mahogany," these not actually true mahogany trees. Rather, they form a small genus of slow-growing shrubs and small trees in the rose family. Native to the western United States and northern Mexico, cercocarpus generally reach heights of 2.5 to 5 m tall, although a few can grow much higher. The scientific name, Cercocarpus, means 'tailed fruit' in Greek.
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Attributes of Spirea

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Scientific Classification of Spirea

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Spiraea alba var. latifolia
White meadowsweet
White meadowsweet is a fascinating plant that brings beauty and value to gardens. With its clusters of delicate white flowers and feathery leaves, it adds a touch of elegance to any landscape. But what makes it truly captivating are its interesting facts: 1.Garden Usage: Meadowsweet is a popular choice for ornamental gardens due to its attractive foliage and abundant blooms, which attract butterflies and bees. 2.Medicinal Benefits: Historically, meadowsweet has been used for its medicinal properties. So, whether you're looking to enhance your garden or explore natural remedies, white meadowsweet is a plant worth considering.
Spiraea blumei
Spiraea blumei
Spiraea blumei is a hardy deciduous shrub with clusters of small, delicate white to pink flowers that bloom in spring. Its leaves are typically lance-shaped and serrated, exuding a fresh, green appearance. Adaptable to various soils, spiraea blumei thrives well in both sun and partial shade, making it a versatile choice for garden hedges and ornamental landscaping. The plant's compact growth habit allows it to contribute to ecosystem diversity by providing shelter and food for pollinators.
Spiraea salicifolia
Willowleaf meadowsweet
Willowleaf meadowsweet (Spiraea salicifolia) is a deciduous perennial shrub that will grow to 1.8 m tall. It is often found in bogs or wet woodlands. It has twiggy branches and small simple leaves. It prefers full sun to partial shade.
Spiraea hypericifolia
Iberian meadowsweet
It is a deciduous shrub, which can reach a size between 50 to 100 cm in height, with numerous arched branches that give a hanging to the plant.
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Aruncus
Aruncus
Aruncus form a genus consisting of clumping perennial plants. They are most often cultivated as ornamental plants, or to produce beautiful cut or dried flowers. Their fuzzy, cream or white-colored blooms appear in the summer. Aruncus do well in moist areas of gardens or near streams or ponds.
Stranvaesia
Stranvaesia
Stranvaesia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae.
Prinsepia
Prinsepia
Prinsepia bears fruit which looks like a cherry. The various species grow largely in Nepal, India, China, and Bangladesh.
Osteomeles
Osteomeles
Osteomeles is a genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae. They are shrubs native to eastern Asia, with compound leaves, opposite leaf arrangement, and small pome fruit.
Adenostoma
Adenostoma
Adenostoma is a genus of shrubs containing only two species. Both species are native to coastal California and Baja California. Both species in this genus feature stiff, linear leaves arranged alternately or in clusters along stems with shredding bark. Flowers form on a panicle, are cream to white and, as in all members of the rose family, have hypanthia.
Lyonothamnus
Catalina ironwood
Catalina ironwood is a diverse group of plants encompassing both ornamental and edible species. This family includes beloved favorites like roses, apples, and strawberries. With their captivating blooms and delicious fruits, Rosales plants have significant garden usage and economic value. They also attract beneficial insects and birds, contributing to the ecological balance. From delicate wildflowers to towering fruit trees, catalina ironwood showcases a wide range of sizes and shapes, making them an enchanting addition to any landscape.
Cercocarpus
Cercocarpus
Despite the common name "Mountain mahogany," these not actually true mahogany trees. Rather, they form a small genus of slow-growing shrubs and small trees in the rose family. Native to the western United States and northern Mexico, cercocarpus generally reach heights of 2.5 to 5 m tall, although a few can grow much higher. The scientific name, Cercocarpus, means 'tailed fruit' in Greek.
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