The Grey Stem Spiraea (Spiraea canescens) is a deciduous shrub in the Rosaceae family.
It is native to Asia.
It grows to 180-250 centimetres (71-98 inches) tall.
It produces grey arching or pendulous branches of 100 centimetres (39 inches) long.
It has grey-green leaves.
The Grey Stem Spiraea has profuse cup-shaped creamy-white flowers with 15-60 stamens.
It blooms from May to October in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls