• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Summer Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    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 grower to 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage
    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.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a slow-release fertilizer as new growth begins in spring. Clip spent flowers to encourage continued bloom. Prune up to 1/3 of growth in early spring to reshape and rejuvenate.Pruning time: 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.