Spiraea alba (Meadowsweet)
A showy native bush that is often mistaken for a flower because is is only about 4' tall and not robust like a shrub. Spirea prefers full sun, wet to moist conditions, and soil containing abundant organic material. Standing water such as in a rain garden is fine if temporary.
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