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Scientific Name: Spiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer'
Pronunciation: spy-REE-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Common Name: Anthony Waterer spirea
Family Name: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Leaves red-brown, mature to blue-green; florets in deep pink corymb. Winter ID: branches fine, upright with many dry terminal fruit clusters; bark is reddish-brow, smooth.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Arching
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Garden origin (Japan, China)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border
Additional Info: Google. Commonly sold under the hybrid name S. x bumalda.
Anthony Waterer spirea
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Falcate, Lanceolate, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Double serrate
Additional Info: downy veins below

Inflorescence Type: Corymb-like, Cyme
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Pink, (dark pink)
Flower Time at Peak: Aug, Sep

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

Bark Morphology: Prominent lenticels, Moderately fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Red, Brown
Leaf Bud Type: Ovoid
Leaf Scar Shape:Crescent shaped

Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant
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