- Meadow sweet is a native shrub normally found in moist to wet soils. Its dense habit and attractive flowers make meadowsweet a desirable ornamental plant. Use it in a mixed border with tall perennial,s as a natural hedge, as a foundation plant. Especially adapted to poorly drained soils.
- Medium sized shrub. Habit is dense and rounded with numerous slender unbranched stems.
- Branches end in 3 to 4” terminal clusters of white flowers.
- Fragrant flowers bloom from mid summer into fall.
- Valuable shrub for nectar loving insects.
- Provides cover along streams and wetlands.
- Zone 3 to 5
- Grows 4 to 5 ft Tall and wide. Can grow 6ft in the wild.
- Prefers average to wet soils, but tolerant of dry soils and periodic drought. Acid to neutral pH
- Cut back to the ground if needed to rejuvenate the plant.
- Full sun or half shade.
- Native to southern Canada, throughout the eastern states south to North Carolina.