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 growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Summer Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Summer
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Summer
Flower color:Pink
Design IdeasThis small shrub makes a fine accent in the border or in a low hedge. In full sun its white and pink flower clusters show off to their best advantage.
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 formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.