Little Princess Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||spy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This low-growing shrub is a fine choice for the sunny border either planted in a group or alone. It can also be used as a divider planted along a path or sidewalk.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Showy Summer Flowers|
Grows easily 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 continuous bloom. Fertilize in early spring and prune up to 1/3 of growth to reshape and rejuvenate.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9