Scientific Name: Spiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer'
Common Name: Anthony Waterer spirea
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Arching
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Falcate, Lanceolate, Ovate, Double serrate
Flowers: Cyme, Pink, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Follicle, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves red-brown, mature to blue-green; florets in deep pink corymb. Winter ID: twigs slightly zigzag, reddish-brown, round, smooth except for tiny ridges, upright; buds ovoid; leaf scar crescent to U-shaped, persistent fruit.