General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 24 to 28 inches (60-70 cm)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize

Common names
  • Rose Meadowsweet
  • Subalpine Spiraea
  • Mountain Spiraea
  • Rosy Spiraea
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Spiraea splendens
  • Synonym: Spiraea densiflora

Photo Gallery
Location: Mount Rainier, Washington
Date: 2014-08-13
At Paradise mid-summer
Location: Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Photo courtesy of: J.Brew
Location: Mountain spiraea (Spiraea densiflora) Desolation Wilderness Twin Lakes Trail
Date: 2010-08-14
Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
Location: Mount Baker Wilderness
photo credit: Walter Siegmund
Location: Mount Baker Wilderness
photo credit: Walter Siegmund

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