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Lil' Sizzle® Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'SMSJMLG' PP #30,709

SKU
41300
This exceptionally tough and compact variety packs a double punch with bright orange new foliage that matures to gold, and hot pink flowers that appear in spring, and again in summer. Tolerates full sun without burning, and adapts to poor, compacted soils. Perfect for a low border, hedge or massed foundation planting. 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 ColorYellow
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, 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 FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Barberry (Berberis); Spruce (Picea); 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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