Dolchica Spirea

Spiraea x bumalda 'Dolchica'

SKU
07120
Graceful, dwarf mounds hold showy purplish pink flower clusters, which are great for cut flowers. New growth has intriguing bronze coloring. Excellent in mass plantings or as a single specimen. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-ah Boo-MALL-duh dol-CHEE-ka
LoreBecause spiraea blooms with snow white flowers in the wedding season, it was widely used in Europe and America in bridal floral decor, most notably wreaths at country weddings.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThe unique visuals of this spiraea are a stand out in the mixed shrub border. Spot into foundation planting and along fence lines. Low enough to fit into perennial compositions that need interest and texture.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care
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 an extensive root system. Once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Fertilize in early spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.

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