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Alternative clues for the word spirea

Bridal wreath shrub

Flowering shrub

Ornamental shrub

Rosaceous ornamental


Shrub also called meadowsweet

Flowering shrub whose name comes from the Greek for "coil"

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

Any rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea

Has sprays of small white or pink flowers

Easter shrub

Easter bloom

Bridal wreath, for one

Bridal wreath

Plant of the rose family

Common flowering shrub

Showy garden shrub


Easter plant

Word definitions for spirea in dictionaries

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 Any of many flowering shrubs, of the genus ''Spiraea'', that have clusters of white or pink flowers 2 The ''Astilbe''.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. 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 [syn: spiraea , Astilbe japonica ] any rosaceous plant of...

Usage examples of spirea.

Forsythia and spirea sprawled across the grass, and a gnarled old apple tree had flung itself into an extravagance of frothy bloom, as if it knew this might be its final outburst.

He stood up stiffly and walked along the side of the barn into the dark center bay and returned with the two-handled double-clawed tool he used to cut tree branches and the spirea bushes around the house.

They were consuming black and blistered hot dogs slipped between folded-over slices of mustard-spread oatmeal bread and drinking paper cups of pale ginger ale, empty bottles of which were impaled on the branches of a spirea as if being made examples of for being empty.

She lifted a basket from the rear seat and headed toward a picnic table beside a magnificent spirea, heavy with snowy flowers.

The blue larkspur flourished beside scarlet gladioli, feather-headed spirea, and hardy fuchsia.

She went through the conservatory, where the warm whiteness of azalia, and spirea, and arum lilies contrasted curiously with the cold white snow out of doors, to the hall, where a stranger was standing talking to the butler.

It was a warm day and the bees were out in force, plundering the white spirea blossoms that grew in clumps at the sunny edges of a wilderness of shrubs.

In front of her, a wall of tall marsh grasses and a dense tangle of dogwoods and birches and crepe myrtle and spirea separated her from the steep bank that led down to the rising waters of Salt Marsh Creek.

There were yew trees, those trees which the Indians use for making their bows, wild white rhododendron and spirea, cottonwood, white pine, hemlock, Douglas spruce, and white fir.

The pink spirea had cast its feathery petals by the gray stone walls, but the welcome golden-rod bloomed in royal profusion along the brown waysides, and a crimson leaf hung here and there in the treetops, just to give a hint of the fall styles in color.

Vedder came out and linking his arm in mine and pointing out various spireas and Japanese barberries, of which he was very proud, we walked into the house together.

When the morning grayed in the sky and the leaden lake awoke with its first cool flash of silver, the harried man was standing in a small chestnut grove, high above the lake and the city, among ferns and high, flowering spireas damp with dew.

Early in the morning they descended among the strongly scented spireas, the bedewed spider-webs quivering on the margins of the woods, down through the steep, warm forest into the valley of Pampambio where beside the yellow road bright yellow houses slept, bent forward and half dead, stunned by the summer days.

The two houses were well separated in those days by ghostly old lilacs and springy untrained stands of spirea.

The dead trunks lay one across the other, and were shrouded in thickets of viburnum, spirea, and elderberry, tangled further with ivy and thorny Devil’.