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Vanhouttei Spirea

Spiraea x vanhouttei

SKU
07145
Arching stems and blue-green foliage make for a handsome plant spring to frost. In spring clusters of white flowers decorate the cascading branches. An old favorite for borders and hedging. Widely adaptable and tolerant of mild drought when established.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-a van-HOOT-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityGraceful, arching branches to 6 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide well-drained soil. 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. Prune annually as needed to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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