Spiraea tomentosa, PA Ecotype
Steeplebush, PA Ecotype
An attractive wetland shrub; provides cover for woodcocks and rabbits.
General Product Information:
Item Number: SPITOM01
Species Type: Native
Pollinator Favorites, Wet Meadows & Wetlands, Woody Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Characteristics: A rhizomatous shrub species.
Habitat: Wet meadows, moist fields, riparian areas.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: Pinkish
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 4.5 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 1,100,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.1% and not more than 1.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine