Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana'Item #7128 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Small deciduous shrub with bright green leaves on slender stems. White, pink and red bloom clusters cover this dwarf, dense, mounded plant. Wonderful for border accent, specimen or low hedges.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a ja-PON-i-kaPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21Growth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:PinkDesign 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 PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Weigela (Weigela); Salvia (Salvia); Coneflower (Echinacea)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.