Meadowsweet - Spiraea alba

Meadowsweet - Spiraea alba

  • $ 2500

Features: Bees, beetles, moths and butterflies are attracted to the nectar and pollen of this compact shrub’s tall clusters of blossoms. The brown fruit with seeds produced in the fall is tasty food for songbirds, while lower leaves and twigs provide a meal for rabbits.

Light: full sun

Soil: medium moist, wet

Height: 2 to 4 ft.

Width: 2 to 4 ft.

Blooms: spring

Flower color: white

Fall color: yellow

Special note: pollinator hot spot

See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plants Database