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Spiraea trichocarpa ‘Snow White’

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height1m to 2m
  • Spread1m to 2m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourBright medium green

Description

Spiraea trichocarpa ‘Snow White’. Also called S. 'Snow White'. This bushy, deciduous shrub has arching shoots and ovate, bright green leaves. In late spring and early summer, there are corymbs of small, cup-shaped, white flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

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)
  • 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

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

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