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Spiraea japonica

Spiraea

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to August
  • Height0.75m to 2m
  • Spread1m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Spiraea japonica (Spiraea). This is a deciduous shrub, which has a dwarf form. Mass planting is very effective and will provide blooms all summer long. To keep a good shape, prune after flowering.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Japanese spiraea

Origin

China, Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental, border, container, window-box, ground-cover. Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

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