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Spiraea latifolia

Also called Meadowsweet


More About Spiraea latifolia

  • Bottlebrush-like spikes of tiny, white flowers
  • Brown seed heads persist into the winter
  • Leaves are bright green above, blue-green underneath
  • Fall colour is golden-yellow
  • Upright, vase-shaped habit
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario 

Zone:

2

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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Steeplebush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Wetland plant that will tolerate normal garden conditions. To maintain size, suckers should be removed.


Spiraea latifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Hedge
Woodland/woods edge