Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana'
|Description||A small deciduous shrub with bright green leaves on slender stems that are blanketed with white, pink, and red bloom clusters in the summer. The dwarf mounded form is wonderful for use as a foundation plant and in low borders. Use en masse for a truly dramatic effect. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Accent|
|Design Ideas||This 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 Plants||Spruce (Picea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela)|
|Care||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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.