Very agressive growth and spreads by rhizomes in wetland areas. It can withstand seasonal drought as long as it is planted in an area moist during winter. Doulgas spirea makes a great privacy hedge plant without beoming too tall. It has prolific pink blooms that look stunning when planted in mass.
Douglas Spirea - Spirea douglasii
Size: 3-6' tall & wide.
Growing Conditions: Full Sun, Part Sun, Moist to Dry Soils
Features: Wetland, raingarden plant. Drought tolerant. Large pink blooms July-Aug. Bird habitat. Attracts pollinators. Erosion control
Natural Habitat: Coastal areas, forest understory
Companion Plants: Vine Maple, Willow, Sedge, Rush, Dogowood, Fringecup, Goatsbeard, Salmonberry.