Scientific Name: Spiraea nipponica
Common Name: snowmound 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 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Spreading, Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, May-Jun
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Follicle, Green, Brown, Jul-Aug, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Leaves obovate, most 3-5cm long with a few teeth near tip; flowers white in mass along branches, May-June.