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Scientific Name: Spiraea thunbergii
Pronunciation: spy-REE-uh THOON-burg-ee-eye
Common Name: Thunberg spirea, baby's breath spirea
Family Name: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features:
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Arching, Dense
Form: Vase
Mature Size:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info: Google Images
Thunberg spirea, baby's breath spirea
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Acute
Margins: Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr, May, Jun

Fruit Type: Follicle
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Greenwood cuttings
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZS) GAZebo South : under Jacquemont birch
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