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Spiraea douglasii var. menziesii

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height2m to 1.2m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Spiraea douglasii var. menziesii. Bears pink flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

W. N. America

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

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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

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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