Scientific Name: Spiraea nipponica Form: Vase
Common Name:snowmound spirea Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Corymb-like), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Follicle, Aggregate fruit, Green, Brown, Jul- Aug, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Leaves obovate, most 3-5 cm long with a few teeth near tip; flowers white in mass along branches, May-June.