• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Masses of 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:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage
    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.
    Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. 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, prune annually after flowering. Thin out old or weak canes to the ground annually.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.

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