Spiraea japonica ‘Little Princess’

('Little Princess', Spirea)


$24.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

This Japanese spiraea cultivar is a densely branched deciduous shrub which typically forms a compact mound to 30″ tall. Features numerous pink flowers in flat-topped clusters (corymbs) in late spring to mid-summer. Attractive to butterflies. Oval, sharply toothed, mint green leaves take on attractive red hues in autumn.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Remove faded flower clusters to promote additional bloom. Prune in late winter to early spring.  Older shrubs can be rejuvenated by hard pruning in early spring.

Additional information

Common Name

'Little Princess', Spirea

Botanical Name

Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

to 2 ft.

Width

to 3 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Sping-Summer

Flower Color

pink

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Fall Color

burgundy

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