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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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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-ah juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, mounded shrub; reaches 2 to 3 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 RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
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, Fall Color, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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

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