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There are about 100 species which are included in genus Spiraea. They are mostly woody deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs with showy spring and summer blooms. The species are widely distributed across the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The genus name is derived from the Greek speira which means coil or spire and refers to the use of these flowers in garlands and wreaths.

Long arching branches forming mounding shrubs are a common habit for most spiraeas. The...

Image of Spiraea x vanhouttei photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Vanhoutte Spirea)

A cold-hardy deciduous shrub introduced to gardens in the mid-nineteenth century and still prized by gardeners, this hybrid of Spiraea cantonensis and S. trilobata evokes memories of grandmother when its arching branches are laden with clustered white flowers in late spring and early summer. The dense domed flowerheads attract bees, butterflies, and ants in search of pollen and nectar. A twiggy plant that spreads by root suckers, this medium-sized shrub has small, blue-green, somewhat...

(Vanhoutte Spirea)

A cold-hardy deciduous shrub that evokes memories of grandmother when its arching branches are laden with clustered white flowers in late spring and early summer, Spiraea x vanhouttei is a hybrid of Spiraea cantonensis and S. trilobata. The cultivar 'Renaissance' has all the ornamental charms of this old-fashioned shrub but virtually none of its usual leaf diseases. The dense domed flowerheads attract bees, butterflies, and ants in search of pollen and nectar....

(Vanhoutte Spirea)

A cold-hardy deciduous shrub that evokes memories of grandmother when its arching branches are laden with clustered white flowers in late spring and early summer, Spiraea x vanhouttei is a hybrid of Spiraea cantonensis and S. trilobata. The cultivar 'Snow White' has all the ornamental charms of this old-fashioned shrub but in a more compact, disease-resistant form. This dense, twiggy, shoulder-high plant bears bluish green leaves which are larger and healthier...

Image of Sporobolus heterolepis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Prairie Dropseed)

Prairie dropseed is a perennial, warm season grass which produces a mophead of emerald green, hair-like foliage accompanied by tall airy stems of fragrant pink flowers in late summer. It is native to the prairies and grasslands of central North America from southern Canada to Texas.

The long, narrow blades of this clump-forming grass form an arching fountain of foliage which often curls as its ends sweep the ground. The leaves are scented when crushed. In late summer, tall stems bear airy panicles...

Image of Staphylea trifolia photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(American Bladdernut)

American bladdernut is admirable because of its glossy, attractive, three-part leaves and curious-looking fruits. This variably medium to large shrub, rarely a small tree, is naturally found in moist-soil woodlands, especially along stream banks. It's native to southeastern North America, east of the Great Plains from Ontario to the Florida Panhandle. It attains an upright habit with somewhat spreading branches.

American bladdernut's bark is mainly smooth and a mottled blend of gray-tan and white....

Image of Symphoricarpos albus photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Snowberry)

Resembling popcorn, the abundant clustered white fruits of this small deciduous shrub accompany the fuzzy medium-green leaves from late summer into winter, remaining for several weeks after leaf drop. The dense twiggy stems of this western North American native sucker to form a low upright thicketing plant. The inconspicuous tiny pink flowers are produced at the branch tips in early summer. The medium-sized oval leaves do not turn color in fall. The natural variety laevigatus is most often...

Image of Symphoricarpos orbiculatus photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Coralberry)

A tough hardy plant for a variety of landscapes, this eastern North American native is particularly showy in fall when its branches are laden with thousands of small red fruits. A deciduous rounded head-high shrub of dense twiggy habit, it bears insignificant creamy white, pink-flushed flowers in summer. Pea-sized fruits develop in autumn, becoming very visible once frost causes the small oval dark-green leaves to fall. The coral-red to violet-red berries persist well into winter and attract hungry...

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James H. Schutte

(Central Avenue Coralberry, Coralberry)

Showy in fruit and tough in constitution, 'Central Avenue' is a selection of coralberry, a small to medium-sized deciduous shrub from eastern North America. This cultivar is valued for its prolific display of small red fruits which bow the branches in fall. A rounded, suckering shrub of dense habit, it bears insignificant creamy white, pink-flushed flowers in summer. Pea-sized fruits develop in autumn, taking center stage once frost causes the small oval dark-green leaves to fall. The coral-red to...

(Coralberry)

A variegated selection of a tough hardy eastern North American shrub, 'Spun Sugar' features small white-edged leaves from spring to fall and masses of bright fruit from fall into winter. Borne in the thousands on dense twiggy stems, the pea-sized purple-red berries take center stage once the small, gray, cream-rimmed leaves drop. The berries persist well into winter, attracting hungry songbirds. Insignificant pink-flushed flowers precede the fruits in summer. This cultivar eventually forms a rounded...