Seasonal Short Flowering Shrubs - Knowledgebase Question

Danbury, CT
Question by car54
March 20, 1999
Looking for a shrub that will not grow more than 1 and 1/2 feet tall and will blossom all summer.


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Answer from NGA
March 20, 1999

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To be honest I can't think of any shrub that blooms all summer, but a very short shrub with pink blooms for a long time (and will rebloom if trimmed back a bit and receives adequate water and fertility) is the "Little Princess" spirea. Another very long blooming shrub to consider might be Potentilla fruticosa (bush cinquefoil); this shrub is available in numerous varieties and bloom colors and includes some smaller sizes. Both of these shrubs would do best in full sun.

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