This fast-growing, upright specimen has very attractive small, blunt, dark blue-green leaves and arching branches. Bowl-shaped, pure white flowers are borne midsummer in large numbers. They attract butterflies.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsUse almost anywhere, including the back of a large border.
CareGrow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
PropagationTake greenwood cuttings in summer
ProblemsDieback, fireblight, powdery mildew, and Cylindrocladium leaf spot can affect it. Also watch for weevils, scale insects, and aphids.
- Genus : Spiraea
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Light : Full Sun
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Bloom Time : Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : White