• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21
    Growth habit:Compact, Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Design IdeasThis low-growing shrub is a fine choice for the sunny border either planted in a group or alone. It can also be used as a divider planted along a path or sidewalk.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Spruce (Picea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Salvia (Salvia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soils; tolerates a wide range of soil types. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Remove spent flowers to promote continuous bloom. Fertilize in early spring and prune up to 1/3 of growth to reshape and rejuvenate.Pruning time: early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.