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Spiraea Japonica

Botanical Name:

Spiraea japonica

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrub

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Blooms in June and July with mild fragrance. Inflorescence is terminal flat-topped corymb or borne in uppermost leaf axils with flower clusters to 8 inches in diameter. Flowers are deep pink or rose-reddish, 1/4 to 1/3 of an inch.

Fruit

Fruit is a dry, brown follicle.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Spiraea

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