Lemon Princess Spirea
Spiraea x bumalda 'Lemon Princess'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||spy-REE-ah boo-MALL-duh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer, often repeating early fall.|
|Design Ideas||Combines well with ornamental grasses, ferns and plants with large, bold foliage.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Euonymus (Euonymus); Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9