Spiraea tomentosa / Steeplebush


The bronze tones of Steeplebush’s stems make the rose-pink spire of flowers especially luminous, glowing against the green of a midsummer meadow. A short shrub that behaves like a forb, it never exceeds 5′ high or so. Deer resistant.


Height: 3′ – 4′   Blooms: July – August

Habitat: Mesic to wet, sun to part shade.