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Lil' Flirt Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'SMSJMLA' PP #30,591

Pronunciation: spy-REE-ah juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #41299
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring; reblooms in summer.
Mature Size Moderate growing, mounded shrub; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, 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
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spruce (Picea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Barberry (Berberis); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
CARE
Care 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.

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