Spiraea miyabei
Common name: 
Miyabe Spirea
Pronunciation: 
spi-RE-a mi-YA-bee-i
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub, erect, 3-6 ft (~1-2 m) high.  Leaves alternate, simple,  green, ovate to broadly lanceolate, 4–7 × 1–2 cm, apex pointed, base rounded or wedge-shaped (cuneate), margin sharply or doubly serrate, both surfaces more or less without hairs (glabrous).  Flowers small, 6 mm diam., petals white, 20-25 stamen, in terminal clusters (corymbs); appear in late spring.  Fruit (follicles), about 1.5 × 0.7 mm, tomentose, slightly gray.
  • Sun to light shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6   Native to China and Japan.
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