Lil' Sizzle® Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'SMSJMLG' PPAF
Pronunciation: spy-REE-ah juh-PON-ih-kuh
|Description||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.|
|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.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Barberry (Berberis); Spruce (Picea); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.