spiraea Genus of flowering perennial shrubs native to the Northern Hemisphere. They have small flat leaves and clusters of small white, pink or red flowers. Many of the 100 species are grown as ornamentals. Height: 1.5m (5ft). Family Rosaceae.
spiraea genus of rosaceous plants. XVII. — L. spīræa — Gr. speiraía, f. speîra SPIRE2
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