Anthony Waterer Spirea
Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'
|Description||Flat-topped heads of rosy pink flowers cover this low, spreading shrub. New spring foliage is an attractive reddish purple. This more compact form requires little pruning to maintain a neat size, making it ideal in the foreground of shrub borders. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||An excellent choice for the sunny mixed border where this shrub will fit in well and show off red-purple new foliage and summer pink blooms. It also makes a fine low-growing informal hedge to plant along a drive, walkway or in a narrow planting strip.|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Rose (Rosa); Salvia (Salvia)|
|Care||Prefers average, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established maintain evenly moist soil. Feed in early spring. Remove spent blooms to promote continued flowering. Blooms on new wood; prune before new growth begins, as needed to shape and to thin stems.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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