Spiraea japonica

Japanese Spiraea, Spiraea x bumalda, Dwarf Red Spiraea, Bridal Wreath

Tough and hardy, Spiraea tolerate sun or light shade and many different soil types as long as drainage is good. It is a large genus of shrubs with showy white, pink, or rosy-red flowers. Prune spring-blooming species during or just after flowering. Prune summer-flowering species from late winter into early spring. Deadhead old flowers to extend blooming.
Spiraea japonica, Japanese Spiraea, Spiraea x bumalda, Dwarf Red Spiraea, Bridal Wreath
Its several low-growing cultivars are more often grown than the species. Reaching 2 to 3 feet tall, shrubs produce rosy to pink flowers. Leaves emerge red or bronze, maturing to shades of green.

Attributes - Spiraea japonica

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Pink, White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 4 ft. 6 in.

Width: 4 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Related Plants

Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer', Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame', Spiraea cantoniensis, Spiraea douglasii, Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess', Spiraea japonica 'Nana', Spiraea nipponica, Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound', Spiraea prunifolia, Spiraea thunbergii, Spiraea x vanhouttei
 
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