Little Princess Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'

SKU
07125
Dainty clusters of rose pink blooms create a pleasing contrast with the low-growing, mint green foliage. Naturally develops a tidy, compact, rounded form that fits nicely in shrub borders. Wonderful as an accent plant, specimen plant, or used to create a low hedge. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Spruce (Picea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Salvia (Salvia)

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

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