White Meadowsweet


Common Name: White Meadowsweet

Latin Name: Spiraea alba

Type: Small Shrub

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil: Sand-Loam-Clay

Moisture: Moist-Wet

Tolerances: Drought, Compaction, Juglones

Description: Small, upright shrub with purplish-gray peeling bark. The cone-shaped flower clusters form small seeds that are eaten by birds like Carolina Wrens and American Tree Sparrows throughout the fall and winter.

Planting Notes: Prefers moist soils.