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Spirea douglasii

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Spirea douglasii

Species Name: Spiraea douglasii
Common Name: Douglas' Spiraea

Beautiful flowering shrub for moist areas. Prefers moist acidic conditions. Recommended under redwoods or pine trees. Spreads by underground roots.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Dense with tall flowers stalks
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Rose
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: North Coast, Klamath Range, Cascade Range, northern High Sierra Nevada, western Modoc Plateau
Natural Habitat: Moist areas, coniferous forests to 6,000'

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