Spiraea alba “rosea”

Spiraea alba “rosea”

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Description

Soil: Hydric(Wet) to Mesic(Medium)
Sun: Full toPart
Height: 3-6′
Color: Pink
Blooms: June-September
Flowers:  Arranged in conical, terminal spikes
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Suggested Uses:

This shrub is excellent for shoreline restoration and large raingardens. The folliage turns a golden yellow in the fall.

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses: The inner bark of the spirea alba was used as an aspirin substitute by early settlers. Ojibwa women drank a tea of leaves and flowers to ease childbirth.
Food Uses: Early settlers ate the roots of the Meadowsweet.
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More Info:  Is attractive to birds and butterflies.
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Weight 1 lbs
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