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Spiraea ‘Arguta’

Spiraea

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to August
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Spiraea ‘Arguta’ (Spiraea). This variety produces a dense rounded deciduous shrub to 2.4m high, and has slender arching branches that carry small clusters of pure white flowers in early spring to late summer.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Other common names

Bridal wreath

Origin

Europe, Asia, N.America and Mexico

Interest and use

Grown for their mass of small, bee-attracting flowers and in some species, their foliage. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and they will thrive in most garden conditions and they will prefer a warm summer. Grow them in moist, well-drained soil and sheltered from hot sun, especially in warm summer areas.

Propagation

Propagation is by division between late autumn and early spring, other species and cultivars are propagated by softwood cuttings in the summer.

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