Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'Item #7130 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
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Easy to grow, compact shrub with graceful, spreading branches and spectacular clusters of white flowers in mid to late spring. Use at the back of the border or as an accent. Cut flowers make beautiful arrangements. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate grower, rounded form reaching 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:Compact, SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower, rounded form reaching 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Compact Form, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Urban PollutionFoliage color:GreenBlooms: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. 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. No pruning required but stems may be thinned out as needed.Pruning time: early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.