Scientific Name: Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess' Form: Round
Common Name:Little Princess spirea Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Lanceolate, Ovate, Double serrate
Flowers: Cyme, (Corymb-like), Pink, Jun
Fruit: Follicle, Aggregate fruit, Brown, Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border
Key ID Features:Leaves deep, dark green; florets in pale pink, almost white corymb. Winter ID: Branches fine, upright with many dry terminal fruit clusters; bark is reddish-brown, smooth.