• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Sensational Summer Flowers
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage
    Design IdeasThis small shrub makes a fine accent in the border or in a low hedge. In full sun its white and pink flower clusters show off to their best advantage.
    Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soils; tolerates a wide range of soil types. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Remove spent flowers to promote continuous bloom. Feed in early spring and prune up to 1/3 of growth to reshape and rejuvenate.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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