Neon Flash Spirea
Neon Flash Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'Neon Flash'Item #7158 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Bright neon red flowers appear over a long period and are offset by a neat mound of rich green foliage that becomes dark burgundy in fall. Creates a colorful low hedge or mass planting. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a ja-PON-i-kaPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late Spring through FallFlower color:RedCompanion PlantsWeigela (Weigela); Salvia (Salvia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Barberry (Berberis)
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms after flowering. Fertilize in early spring and prune up to 1/3 of growth to reshape and rejuvenate.Pruning time: fall after flowering.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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