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
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
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 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. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.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.