Lil' Flirt Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'SMSJMLA' PP #30,591

SKU
41299
An exceptionally tough and compact variety with rich burgundy new foliage that offsets deep pink flowers that appear in spring, and again in summer. Tolerates full sun without burning, and adapts to urban settings with poor soils - even compacted clay. Perfect for low borders, or en masse for dramatic effect. Deciduous.
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4-9

Good to grow!5

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-ah juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, mounded shrub; reaches 2 1/2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring; reblooms in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Barberry (Berberis); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

Easy to grow in average, well-drained soils; tolerates a wide range of soil types. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Remove spent flowers to promote prolific repeat bloom. Prune and feed in early spring to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!