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Double Play® Red Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'SMNSJMFR' PP #26,993; CPBRAF

Pronunciation: spy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #42446
3-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A low maintenance, deciduous shrub that is sure to become a landscape favorite with its thrilling season of color, in both foliage and flower. The double play of color takes place as rich burgundy foliage emerges in spring, followed by a stunning explosion of crimson-red blooms. Perfect for mass plantings or mixed shrub borders.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing, rounded mound; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spruce (Picea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Salvia (Salvia); Barberry (Berberis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Weigela (Weigela)
CARE
Care Easy to grow in average, well-drained soils; tolerates a wide range of soil types. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Blooms on old wood; remove spent blooms and prune if needed in summer after flowering. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.