Steeplebush (Spiraea tomentosa)
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- Japanese Meadowsweet
Flower clusters of steeplebush are long and narrow, while those of Japanese meadowsweet are flat.
Steeplebush is typically pink; meadowsweet is typically white, but can be pale pink. Steeplebush has wooly stems and leaves, while meadowsweet does not.