Deciduous, Shrubs, Flowers
There are two distinct kinds of spireas: the bridal wreath type, with clusters of white flowers cascading down arching branches in spring or early summer; and the shrubby type, with pink, red, or white flowers clustered at branch ends in summer to fall. Blossoms on both types are usually single.Spiraea densiflora
Native from central SierraNevada to British Columbia. To1–3 ft. high and wide. Ovate toelliptical, dark green leaves arewoolly white beneath, turn yellowin fall. In summer, branch endsbear rosy pink flowers in dense,flat-topped clusters to 2 in. wide.‘Summer Song’, to 2 1/2 ft. highand wide, has bronzy newgrowth, bronzy fall, leaf color.
Native to eastern North America. High-branched tree to about 100 ft. tall, 70 ft. wide, with round cro...
Many of the choicest foamflowersare of uncertain origin.‘Cygnet’ has star-shaped leaveswith purple mar...
From eastern U.S. Most widely planted species. To 1–2 ft. high and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with 1-in. flowers....