Western Spirea


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Spiraea douglasii

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 18″

Sun: Full sun, can tolerate sun or some shade,

Soil Conditions: Wet to moist soils

Special Uses: Supports pollinators

Erect leggy shrub producing pinkish purple flower blooms during July.  Attractive ornamental. Great for pollinators.

Habitat Notes: Grows in full sun wet areas including wetlands, swamps, and streambanks.

ID Notes:  Rounded shrub with distinct plumes of lavender-pink flowers in the summer. Flower plumes dry and persist into the winter. Leaves are oval with serrated edges.

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Height at 20 yrs. 4 ft. Deer Browse Low
Mature Height  4 ft. Wildlife Value   Moderate
Growth Rate Moderate Timber Value   N/A
Lifespan Long Resprout Ability  Yes
Moisture Use Low Hardiness  High
Drought Tolerance Moderate  
Sun Tolerance High  

USDA Plant Database

Wildflower Native Plant Database

Photo Credits: The Wild Garden, www.nwplants.com