Spirea tomentosa - Steeplebush
This Spirea is known for its spires of showy, pink flowers and excellent foliage that turns bright gold and auburn in the fall. This native one forms a colony of upright, slender plants 2-4” tall that blooms in August-September. A required setting is in a moist area with full sun mostly, however it will tolerate light shade. Additional blooming is encouraged by cutting off old blooms because it blooms on new wood. It is important to prune in late winter to early spring.
Full Sun to Semi Shade, Wet Soil, Summer, 2-4’ Tall, Zones 3-8