spiraea japonica 'froebelii' (spirea)

Size: 3 gallon
  • carmine-red flowers in flattened clusters
  • leaves emerge brownish-red in the spring, turning blue-green and burgundy-red in the fall
  • upright, mounded form
  • bloom time: late spring
  • zone 2 
  • height 100-125cm 
  • spread 100-125cm
  • colour pink
  • summer flowering spirea will flower with a good flush in late spring, and sporadically during the summer
  • to promote a second flush of bloom, remove spent flowers by pinching or light shearing
  • pruning for shape should be done in early spring to allow the flower buds to form
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • long blooming
  • salt tolerant
  • low maintenance
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)