General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Pink
White
Other: Light pink, dark pink and white flowers all appear on the same plant.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollution
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Japanese Spirea
  • Japanese Meadowsweet
  • Maybush

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