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Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’

Snowmound spiraea

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height1.5m to 2.25m
  • Spread1.5m to 2.25m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ (Snowmound spiraea). This is also called S. nipponica 'tosaensis'. Arching, reddish branches are borne from this deciduous, spreading tree. Dark green leaves appear with a mass of clustered, white flowers in early summer.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental, fragrance, hedging, border, cutting bed

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  • Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

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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