Spiraea japonica Double Play® Red in the Spiraeas Database

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Trade name information:
Series: Double Play®
Trade Name: Red
Cultivar name: 'SMNSJMFR'
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Showy burgundy-red foliage in spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: #26,993 'SMNSJMFR'

Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on May 12, 2018 6:08 AM

"Spiraea japonica 'SMNSJMFR' Double Play® Red, Japanese Spirea, (Wood, 2016), USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8, true red flowers, dark burgundy red foliage in the Spring, Michigan Bloom Month 6-7.

True red flowers. Burgundy spring foliage. Proven Winners® selection. Retains rounded bushy shape with no pruning. Double play series refers to good foliage plus colorful flowers. Patented in 2016 by Timothy Wood, Spring Meadow Nursery (MI, US)."

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