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Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) (Spirea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety)

Other names

Spirea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety)

Genus

Spiraea Spiraea

Variety or Cultivar

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Spiraea (Spirea), you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) are upright to spreading, clump-forming or suckering, deciduous shrubs with ovate to lance-shaped, toothed leaves, sometimes variegated, and corymbs of bowl-shaped, pink, red, or white flowers in summer.


Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading, Suckering, Upright

Flower

Red, White, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Green, Yellow, Variegated in Spring; Yellow, Variegated, Green in Summer; Green, Yellow, Variegated in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 6. Flowers on current season's growth.

Propagation methods

Division, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) (Spirea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety)) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade and a wide range of soil conditions.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety)

Other names

Spirea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety)

Genus

Spiraea Spiraea

Variety or Cultivar

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) _ If you don't know the variety name of your Spiraea (Spirea), you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) are upright to spreading, clump-forming or suckering, deciduous shrubs with ovate to lance-shaped, toothed leaves, sometimes variegated, and corymbs of bowl-shaped, pink, red, or white flowers in summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading, Suckering, Upright


Colour

Flower

Red, White, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Green, Yellow, Variegated in Spring; Yellow, Variegated, Green in Summer; Green, Yellow, Variegated in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 6. Flowers on current season's growth.

Propagation methods

Division, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Spiraea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety) (Spirea (any S. japonica or S. douglasii variety)) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade and a wide range of soil conditions.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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