Bridal Veil Spirea - Knowledgebase Question

Malvern, Ar
Question by tap1952
July 20, 2009
I have 6 bridal veil spirea as a border and they don't seem to be growing at all. I fertilized them in the spring and water them weekly but they have never flowered (second year) and don't seem to be growing. Any suggestions?


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Answer from NGA
July 20, 2009

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How disappointing for you! Spireas flower on new growth so to encourage new growth you may need to prune yours back a bit. You didn't mention whether or not you've fed your plants. Try feeding with a slow release 20-20-20 and prune them back a little to see if that will encourage new growth. I hope it does!

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