Renaissance Spirea

Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Renaissance'

SKU
07161
Selected for increased resistance to foliar diseases, this graceful shrub features a massive display of pure white flowers and colorful orange-red fall color. Very attractive as a specimen plant or in mass plantings. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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LoreBridalwreath spiraea blooms during the wedding season and its long flower cloaked whips are the old timer's choice for wreaths worn at country weddings. This is evidenced by its genus name derived from the Greek speria, meaning wreath.
Average Size at MaturityGraceful, arching branches 5 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring
Design IdeasA beautiful white flowering shrub that makes an outstanding background for beds and mixed borders. Spreads out generously along fence lines and fills in foundation planting along large barren walls. A natural for shrub borders and island planting. Perfect candidate for English cottage gardens or American country and colonial style landscapes. Exceptional choice for all white and moon gardens. Belongs in the flower arranger's gardens for May wreath making.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitFountain
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Weigela (Weigela); Potentilla (Potentilla); Dogwood (Cornus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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