• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall, spreads wider.
    Key Feature:
    Summer Flowering
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a x bew-MAL-da
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall, spreads wider.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Red
    Garden styleCottage
    Design IdeasThe bright yellow-green of the foliage makes this a stand-out shrub for the mixed border, and outstanding fall color makes it a real eye-catcher. Plant singly or in a group in the sunny border or at the corner of a walkway where it will easily be seen.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Clip spent flowers after first flush to encourage repeat bloom.Pruning time: late winter or early spring..
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.