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Definition of Spiraea

What does Spiraea mean?


  1. a Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming
    • geographic area: North America
    • scientific name: Astilbe japonica
    • synonym of spiraea: spirea
    • more generic word: astilbe = any plant of the genus Astilbe having compound leaves and showy panicles of tiny colorful flowers
  2. any rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea; has sprays of small white or pink flowers
  3. a dicotyledonous genus of the family Rosaceae

Phrases with Spiraea

Phrases starting with the word Spiraea:

  1. Spiraea alba
  2. Spiraea media
  3. Spiraea rubra
  4. Spiraea dumosa
  5. Spiraea incisa
  6. Spiraea lucida
  7. Spiraea aruncus
  8. Spiraea bullata
  9. Spiraea gemmata
  10. Spiraea ulmaria
  11. Spiraea capitata
  12. Spiraea denudata
  13. Spiraea discolor

Phrases ending with the word Spiraea:

  1. Rock Spiraea
  2. False Spiraea
  3. genus spiraea
  4. Garland Spiraea
  5. Species Spiraea
  6. Variety Spiraea
  7. Japanese Spiraea

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Spiraea

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Google previewNorthern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (2001)

by Wayne Phillips

Spiraea splendens Baum. ex Koch (also Spiraea densiflora Nutt. ex T. & G.) Rose Family (Rosaceae) Description: Subalpine spiraea is a low shrub, less than 40" tall. It has alternately arranged, toothed leaves and a flat-topped flower ...

Google previewNative and Garden Plants for the Church Altar (2009)

by Lex Danson, Kathleen Milby

One variety called plum- leaved spiraea is the well-known bridal wreath. The name Spiraea is sometimes shortened to spirea and comes from the Greek word for wreath. PEACH Peaches are among the earliest commercial fruit trees to. 41.

Google previewGarden flowers of autumn (1917)

by Ellen Eddy Shaw

BLUE SPIRAEA (Caryopteris Meutacanthnsi) Blue Spiraea is a new friend in the garden, a small shrub, native of China and Japan. It is a late bloomer, and is highly prized for this. The shrub grows to be from three to four feet high, and the ...

Google previewAnnual Report (1907)

by South Dakota State Horticultural Society

Perhaps the best spiraea is the variety Van Houttei. It is an elegant broad- spreading shrub, and should be given plenty of room in the front of the border. A small growing elegant spiraea is the variety Antony Waterer. It produces showy red ...

Google previewIn Quest of Tomorrow's Medicines (2003)

by Jürgen Drews

The shrub is called spiraea, and salicylic acid was therefore called Spirsaure ( spiraeic acid) in Germany From Acetyl-Spirsaure was derived in 1899 the name Aspirin, which in that year set out on its ongoing triumphal march. At the beginning ...

Google previewFlora Domestica (1823)

Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the Treatment of Plants in Pots and Illustrations Trom the Works of the Poets by Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt

The Scarlet Spiraea is a native of Pensylvania; the blossoms are of a beautiful red-colour, blowing in August and September. It is not determined whether the Hypericum-leaved Spiraea be a native of Italy, or of North America ; it is called ...

Google previewThe Canadian Horticulturist (1895)

The golden leaved spiraea is a strong grower, soon attaining a height of 5 or 6 feet, is more or less rounded in form and rather stiff in habit ; the foliage also is larger than that of most of the spiraeas. It is very hardy and may be easily grown from ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Spigelia marilandica Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' Spiraea thunbergii Stachyurus praecox. in spring or from seeds. S. marilandica is native to the southeastern United States: when buying plants, be sure they are seed grown and not ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1828)

Spirasa laevigata, or smooth- leaved spiraea. — Leaves lanceolate, quite entire, sessile; ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2012)

by Walter P. Wright

Spiraea, Meadow Sweet {spiraéséh from speim. wreathed, in reference to its former use in garlands. 0rd. Rosaceae).—-A useful genus of shrubs giving material {or greenhouses as well as for shrubberies- Astilbe japonica is generally grown ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2010)

by Walter P. Wright

Spiraea, Meadow Sweet (spirae-a, from speita, wreathed, in reference to its former nse in garlands. Ord. iiosaceae). — A useful genus of shrubs giving material for greenhouses as well as for shrubberies. Astilbe japonic a is generally grown ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1828)

by John Wilkes

Spiraea laevigata, or smooth-leaved spiraea. —Leaves lanceolate, quite entirer sessile; ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1869)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters by John Claudius Loudon

The 3-lobed-/eflwd Spiraea Identification. Lin. Mant, 244. ; Camb.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Spiraea. ulmaria. Complementary Remedies: - Followed well by:- Inlmical:- Antidotes:- Collaterals: Berb, Benz-aс, Bry Kali-bi, Nat-s, Sal-n, Sul-ac Spongia tosta Solanum nigrum 248 Solanum nigrum Solidago virgaurea Spigelia Spiraea ulmaria.

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

Spiraea japonica ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

HARDHACK (Spiraea tomentosaK 2. WILLOW-LEAVED SPIR/EA (Spiraea sallcifollal. 3. SHADBUSH (Amelanchler Canadensis). 4. SAXIFRAGE (Saxlfraga Vlrglnlensls). SPIRAL SPIRE plane. A spiral ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

(Spiraea ftliperuiula, Filipendula ulmaria, Spiraea ulmaria) G Folk Names: Bride of the Meadow, Bridewort, Dollor, Gravel Root, Lady of the Meadow, Little Queen, Meadowwort, Meadowsweet, Queen of the Meadow, Steeplebush, Trumpet ...

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Scrabble value of S1P3I1R1A1E1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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