Daphne Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'Alpina'

Pronunciation: spy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh al-PY-nuh
SKU #07122
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OVERVIEW
Description Dwarf, spreading mounds display masses of showy pink flower clusters on a bed of blue-green foliage. Excellent in mass plantings and low hedges, or as a border accent or single specimen. Good cut flowers for arrangements. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate grower to 2 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Spreading
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Design Ideas Colorful filler for sparse mixed shrub beds and borders. Mass to create low maintenance groundcover. Use to edge sidewalks or lawn for tidy transitions.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Spruce (Picea); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Feather Reed Grass (Calamgrostis); Barberry (Berberis)
CARE
Care Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune spent blooms after flowering.
HISTORY
Lore Spiraeas are known as bridalwreath because they bloom during the wedding season and have a long history of decorating those celebrations.

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