Anthony Waterer Spirea

Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'

SKU
07115
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-a x bew-MAL-da
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasAn 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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.

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