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
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Japanese Spiraea

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-08-29
Location: Castlegar BC
Date: July 7 2016
Somewhat butchered to keep it blooming all summer, one of my fave
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-08-29
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2009-07-18
 7:38 pm. Blooms in July, but repeats sporadically.
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2009-07-29
 1:42 pm. Fresh blossoms keep coming.
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2012-10-16
 3:08 pm. Beautiful curving and frilled leaves - and still bloomi
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2008-10-19
 3:50 pm. Still an elegant and beautiful shrub in October.

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