Spiraea tomentosa

Common name: Hardhack

Native plant

This upright, columnar plant has the most spectacular pink blooms in July. It grows best in wet sites, and can even grow in standing water. The plants tend not to form the large colonies that Spiraea alba forms. They work particularly well when massed on mesic to wet-mesic sites.

Synonym: Steeplebush

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Plant Details

Plant type

Shrubs

Soil type

Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Urban environment

Yards that Flood

Habitat

Moist Woods, Savannas, Wetlands

Growth form

Shrubby/Clump

Growth rate

Slow

Flower color

Pink

Fall color

Yellow Orange

Size

Mature height
2 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
3 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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