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Scientific Name: Spiraea x vanhouttei
Pronunciation: spy-REE-uh ex van-HOW-tee-eye
Common Name: bridal wreath spirea
Family Name: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Winter ID: Fine arching branches with fruit clusters. Small (1mm) alternate buds.
Course(s): Level 2 Apprenticeship

Habit: Arching
Form: Oval - horizontal, Round
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info: Google
bridal wreath spirea
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Obtuse

Inflorescence Type: Corymb
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May

Fruit Type: Follicle, Aggregate fruit
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Softwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Dieback, Scale insects
(ONW) Overpass North side West : 803 q.9
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