Spiraea x bumalda 'Dolchica'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||spy-REE-ah Boo-MALL-duh dol-CHEE-ka|
|Lore||Because 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 Maturity||Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||The 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care|
|Watering Needs||Water 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9