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Little Princess Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'

Pronunciation: spy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #07125
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
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 Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Barberry (Berberis); Spruce (Picea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
Care 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.

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