Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to 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, rounded form to 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Spring Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a nip-PON-i-ka
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:1 - 11, 14 - 21
Growth habit:Compact, Spreading
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower, rounded form to 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Special features:Attracts Butterflies
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Garden styleCottage
Design IdeasThis shrub makes a lovely casual hedge or accent plant in the border where its arching stems, covered in white flowers, can be admired. Its unpruned form is most attractive; entire stems can be thinned out if need be.
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: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.