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Height: 2-4 feet; 3 to 5 feet wide

Light: Full to part sun

Soil: Moist, occasionally wet

Bloom: Pink, purple July-September

Fruit: Fall seeds

Foliage: Deciduous, dark green

Landscape: Moist locations or as a low hedge along walkways

Resistance: Deer, erosion

More information and native range here


3 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Very High. Larval host to Harris' Three Spot and other moth species.  Butterflies, native bees, beetles, wasps, flies.

    A robust grower that likes to spread, Steeplebush makes a great addition to a moist, open area in the landscape.  Flowers are showy and beautiful and bloom for a month or more.

    Tolerant of less moisture in cultivation and responds well to annual pruning while dormant.

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