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Spiraea prunifolia

Bridal wreath

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height1.5m to 3m
  • Spread2m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGlossy bright green

Description

Spiraea prunifolia (Bridal wreath). This species produces dense white flowering clusters, which will appear on arching stems that will grow up to 9ft in length in late spring and late summer. This is a striking ornamental and it is easy to grow. This deciduous shrub will provide interest into the autumn with its red-orange foliage. Give this species plenty of room in a sunny spot.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Other common names

Bridal veil

Origin

China, Taiwan, Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental, hedging, border, cutting bed

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • 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

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

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