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Shirobana Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana'

Pronunciation: spy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #07128
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fall Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spruce (Picea); Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela)
CARE
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.

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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.