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white spirea; shiny-leaved spirea

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White spirea bloom
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White spirea leaf

Spirea betulifolia var. lucida

Deciduous Shrub

Height: 2 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: dry - moist

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

This spirea has dome shaped white flower clusters that attract butterflies. It looks great added into a shrub border. Occurs throughout the Puget Sound region.

Keywords: butterflies, spreading, upright, white