Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Renaissance'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Bridalwreath 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 Maturity||Graceful, arching branches 5 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Lilac (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