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Definition of the noun spiraea

What does spiraea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • spiraea: spiraeas
  • Spiraea: -

  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
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • 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 Cana
  3. Spiraea Hybr
  4. Spiraea Nana
  5. Spiraea Acuta
  6. Spiraea Amena
  7. Spiraea Bella
  8. Spiraea Dubia
  9. Spiraea Fissa
  10. Spiraea Foxii
  11. Spiraea Grata
  12. Spiraea Laeta
  13. Spiraea media
  14. Spiraea Nivea
  15. Spiraea Notha
  16. Spiraea Ovata
  17. Spiraea Rosea

Phrases ending with the word Spiraea:

  1. Rock Spiraea
  2. False Spiraea
  3. genus spiraea

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Spiraea

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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 previewMonongahela National Forest (N.F.), Forest Plan Revision (2006)

Environmental Impact Statement

Virginia Sgiraea Virginia spiraea is an endemic species with a relatively small range. Habitat connectivity is a concern for this plant since its distribution is limited to riparian areas. The viability outcome reflects its extremely limited distribution ...

Google previewPharmacologia (1823)

Comprehending the Art of Prescribing Upon Fixed and Scientific Principles; Together with the History of Medicinal Substances by John Ayrton Paris

and is also aromatic, the Spiraea is the most astringent. Medicinal Preparations. An infusion or decoction of the stalks and leaves may be advantageously given, (the root is the least valuable part of the plant,) but ...

Google previewNorthern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (2012)

Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho National Park by H. Wayne Phillips

Subalpine spiraea is a low shrub, less than 40" tall. It has alternately arranged, toothed leaves and a flat-topped flower arrangement much like the common white spiraea (S. betulifolia). However, subalpine spiraea has bright pink to rose- red ...

Google previewWoody Plants of Utah (2012)

A Field Guide with Identification Keys to Native and Naturalized Trees, Shrubs, Cacti, and Vines by Renee Van Buren, Janet G. Cooper, Leila M. Shultz, Kimball T. Harper

Description: Rock spiraea is a prostrate, matlike plant that grows up to 2 dm tall and 10 dm in diameter. The leaves are simple, alternate, oblanceolate to spatulate, up to 17 mm long and 4.5 mm wide, with entire margins, and pilose to almost ...

Google previewSteer's Gardening Encyclopaedia (2007)

by William H Steer

Nor is the shrub family exempt; the spiraea is a notorious offender and needs similar restriction. SUGAR PEAS. The pods are cooked and eaten with the peas. Grow in the same way as green peas. SUMACH (Rhus). H.; 6 ft.; various; spring.

Google previewPlants of the Metroplex (1998)

Newly Revised Edition by Howard Garrett

'Vanhouttei' spiraea is a cross between two spiraeas from China. S bumalda Anthony Waterer' has a beautiful coral flower that blooms later in the spring. Double Reeves spiraea (S cantoniensis 'Lanceata') is another excellent choice.

Google previewFlora domestica, or The portable flower-garden, etc. [By Elizabeth Kent. Largely compiled from material supplied to the author by Leigh Hunt.] (1823)

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 Spirwa be a native of Italy, or of North America; it is called ...

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

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 previewPlants for Houston and the Gulf Coast (2010)

by Howard Garrett

Vanhouttei' spiraea is a cross between two spiraeas from China. S.bumalda ' Anthony Waterer' has a beautiful coral flower that blooms later in the spring. Double Reeves spiraea (S.cantoniensis 'Lanceata') is another excellent choice.

Google previewCentral Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (1999)

Including Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks 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 previewThe Tree & Shrub Expert (1983)

by D. G. Hessayon

VARIETIES: The favourite spring-flowering Spiraea is the Bridal Wreath (S.arguta ). It grows about 6 ft high with arching sprays of white flowers in April and May. The flowers of S. thunbergii appear earlier and the leaves remain on the bush ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Spiraea tomentosa, steeplebush. late August and September, but they make palatable bird food and seldom last very long. Provide acid or high pH, moist, well-drained soils; keep stress to a minimum. When right, it makes a very pretty fruiting ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Spiraea alba Du Roi North America. Perennial shrub See DuRoi, Johann Philipp (1741–1785), Die harbkesche wilde Baumzucht: theils Nordamerikanischer und anderer fremder, theils Bäume, Sträucher und strauchartigen Pflanzen .

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 previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas


Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

Spiraea, Meadow Sweet (spirāé-a, from speira, wreathed, in reference to its former use in garlands. Ord. Rosaceae).—A useful genus of shrubs giving material for ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

The chief species are, *SPIRAEA Salicifolia. IWillow-leaved Siberian Spiræa, or Common Spiræa frutex.] · Rifes with many upright ftraight, flender, reddish stems and fuckers from the root, three or four feet high ; garnished with spear-shaped, ...

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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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