Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'Item #7130 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
An easy to grow shrub with graceful, spreading branches, dark green foliage, and an abundance of white flower clusters that provide a spectacular show in mid- to late spring. Use at the back of the border or as a showy spring accent. Cut stems with blossoms create stunning flower arrangements. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing, rounded form; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a nip-PON-i-kaPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14 - 21Growth habit:MoundingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing, rounded form; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Mid to Late SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleCottageDesign IdeasThis shrub makes a lovely casual hedge or accent plant in the border where its arching stems, covered in white flowers, can be admired.Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Forsythia (Forsythia);
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms after flowering. No pruning required but stems may be thinned out as needed.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.