Alpine Japanese Spirea
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - ModerateMature Height - 1-3'Mature Width - 4-6'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small 0.5-1" pale pink flowers in May-June. Mild fragrance.Fruit - Dry brown follicles through winter.Leaf - Fall Color - Not ornamentally important.Bark - Other Features - Cascades over walls and can be used as ground cover. Showy flowers contrast well with small bluish-green finely textured leaves. Retains old seed heads and can look ragged in late summer. Drought tolerant.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Full sun to light shade; well-drained soil. Does not come true from seed, transplant from containers.Native Habitat - Of garden origin, documented in 1879 Japan. Sometimes listed as 'Alpina' or 'Nana', and is probably same as 'Nyewoods'Diseases and Insects - Fireblight, leaf spot, powdery mildew.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Spirea.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Spiraea.- Other plants of the species Spiraea japonica.