General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 4 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 6 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Other: Dark green upper surface, bluish-green reverse turn coppery-bronze in autumn.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Double Reeves Spirea
  • Double-Flowering Maybush
Also sold as:
  • Flore Pleno

Photo Gallery
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Date: 03/31/2011
photo by Forest and Kim Starr via Flickr:
Location: Charleston, SC
Date: 2019-02-28
plant in my neighborhood
Location: Charleston, SC
Date: 2019-03-20
neighborhood plant
Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IA
Date: 2009-05-04
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2014-03-28
Incorrectly labeled

Date: c. 1856
illustration [as S. reevesiana 'Flore Pleno'] from 'Flore des ser
Location: In my garden
Date: 2010-03-20
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2013-04-13
Photo by zuzu
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2014-03-28
Whoops, incorrectly labeled

Date: 2013-04-11

Date: 2013-04-11
Location: Gulf-coast Texas
Date: 2015-03-29
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2014-03-27

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