Spiraea douglasii

This attractive ornamental shrub is fast growing. It forms beautiful pinkish spires of flowers in July. Grows in thickets up to 6′ tall.

spirea inflorescence

Photo credit: Linda Wilson

spirea plant

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

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Plant Details

Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Shrub Swamp
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Mature Height:
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant