steeplebush

Spiraea tomentosa (steeplebush)

Botanical Name Spiraea tomentosa
Common Name steeplebush
Family Rosaceae
USDA Zone 3 to 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest Spring, Summer, Fall
Height and Spread
2-4ft x 3-5ft (60-120cm x 90-150cm)
Flower Color Pink to Rose-Purple
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies, Bees and Other Pollinators. Host for the spring azure butterfly and several moth species.
Additional Information Native to the Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden
Bird Border – Columbus, Bird Border – Monroe