Spiraea japonica 'Limemound'

Limemound Bumald Spirea

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast.
Mature Height - 2'
Mature Width - 3'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Abundant small pink flowers in 4-6" clusters. Mid to late May, often sporadically thereafter.
Fruit - Dry, brown follicle is not ornamental, maintained through winter. Remove after flowering to induce new growth and resultant flowers.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Orange-red leaves on reddish stems.
Bark - Stem brown, slightly angled in cross section, somewhat lined or ridged, glabrous
Other Features - Foliage ages to lime green; mounded habit; use for border, foundation plantings. Can be used as a low massing plant.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Largely container-grown, easy to transplant. Tolerant of most soil types other than extremely wet. Suckers from the roots. Prefers full sun. Hardy to Zone 4.
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects - Fireblight, bacterial hairy root, leaf spot, powdery mildews, root rot, spirea aphid, oblique-banded leaf roller, scales, caterpillars and root-knot nematode. However, it is difficult to absolutely kill a spirea.
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Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 108

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.