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Spirea 'Bridal wreath'
Spirea 'Bridal wreath'

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Zones 1-9, 14-21
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Spiraea densiflora

Mountain Spiraea
Rosaceae
Deciduous, Shrubs, Flowers

SPIRAEA

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.

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