Spiraea

Spiraea are a lovely shrub selection to add pops of seasonal color to a garden bed. The usually deciduous, upright, mounding shrubs come in many different forms with a variety of leaf and flower colors. Most Spiraea bloom in spring through summer with white or pink blooms. Spiraea do better in the sun but can tolerate light shade. These plants easily grow in a wide variety of soil conditions. Mature height depends on cultivar selection but can range from 3-6 feet tall and wide.

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Growing spiraea requires minimal effort, they are flexible plants and can thrive in almost any environment. Plant spiraea in the spring or fall for the best results.

These bushes can grow anywhere from 2 – 6 ft tall so make sure to plant in an area with room to grow.

Spiraea prefers full sun or light shade and well-drained soil.

Prune the bush in the winter or spring directly after flowering.