• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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.
  • Care
    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. No pruning required but stems may be thinned out as needed.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.