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: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Twisted, crinkled foliage often emerges with reddish tints, maturing to green and possibly with burgundy variegation.
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Japanese Spiraea

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