In the natural environment, this plant can be found on rocky terrain, rocky slopes and alpine valleys. 1 Review Add Your Review. Plant in clusters of 3 or more for loads of pink blooms. Planting. Multiple species and numerous cultivars of spirea (Spiraea spp.) Full sun. Clusters of small pink flowers contrast with bright gold mature foliage that turns rich russet red in fall. Description Thunberg Spirea is an elegant shrub, in Japan it has another name - snow willow. See how RHS can give expert advice on growing, feeding, pruning and propagating plants. The summer blooming spirea bush boasts beautiful pink, white or red flowers atop upright branches. Spirea enjoy moist but well-drained soil and full sun. See more ideas about spirea, spirea shrub, shrubs. Upright and shrubby to 46 feet tall and wide, with flat, 8 inches-wide clusters of pink flowers carried above oval, toothed, 1- to 4 inches-long green leaves. These shrubs look great planted along a walkway or around a mixed bed, garden or patio. We've evaluated Double Play® Pink spirea against similar varieties and it come out on top every way. Early spring flowers are pink and cover the plant over a long period. In summer, dainty clusters of rose-pink blooms create a pleasing contrast with mint green foliage. This is an excellent shrub for the front of borders or for mass planting effects in your garden. Phonetic Spelling spy-REE-ah BY boo-MAHL-dah Description. are prized for their attractive cascades of flowers and relatively few maintenance requirements. Not all of summer-blooming spireas have pink flowers. Little Princess Spirea. They are grown primarily for their small but profuse white, yellow, pink, or purple flowers in spring or summer. Plant Selections introduction, Pink-a-licious™ Fritsch Spirea is a pink flowering cultivar of Fritsch Spirea, selected by Mike Yanny at Johnson’s Nursery. The pink flower color on this variety is quite intense and much deeper than that of other varieties. Spiraea Spiraea. Plants grow from 3 to 8 feet in height, with a spread of 3 to 5 feet. Aug 8, 2019 - Explore Garden Scapes.co's board "Magic carpet spirea" on Pinterest. Korean spirea and birchleaf spirea are two of the best that both bloom white. Spirea plants … Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess' SKU. Magic Carpet Spirea is a neat, compact, mounded shrub with vibrant red new leaves. It belongs to the pink family. Some types have colorful fall foliage. In autumn, foliage changes to russet tones that retain their beauty to the holidays. It offers brighter, longer-lasting gold foliage and more colorful, longer-lasting pink blooms. Find plants you love and create idea boards for all your projects. Better flowers, better foliage, better bloom set, and better habit. Find specific plants with our Plant Finder & Plant Selector. I will say mine are more of a light pink than a bright pink as pictured. The plants are valued for their attractive white, pink or red flowers, which bloom in spring and summer, depending on the variety. Award-winning three-season dwarf shrub that offers vibrant foliage and flower color. Pink Sparker Spirea, Spiraea betulifolia 'COURISPI01' PP27,933, blooms large round pink flower-heads at the tips of its stems in early spring. So the species are: Japanese spirea. APPEARANCE: Medium-sized semi evergreen shrub with arching branches and an open habit.Small soft grey-green leaves and full clusters of snow white flowers in spring. The two-tone effect is charming up close or in cut flower bouquets. The varieties "Pink Ice" and "White Bride", "Renaissance", Snow white for many years have been admired by true connoisseurs of beauty in the Japanese or Chinese gardens. Spring or fall is the best time to plant Spirea. Spiraea japonica, commonly called Japanese spirea, is a dense, upright, mounded, deciduous shrub that typically grows 4-6’ tall with a slightly larger spread.Leaves (to 3” long) are oval and sharply-toothed. To create an idea board, sign in or create an account. About 80 species make up this genus of deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs. Prune these shrubs in early spring before they leaf out. The decorative forms of Wangutta's spirea are distinguished by beautiful flowering, while planting and caring for them in the future are not particularly difficult and is quite possible for every amateur gardener. Are two of the classic golden spirea, spirea shrub, shrubs, red,,. And more colorful, longer-lasting gold foliage is accented with striking red leaf tips has another name snow... 8 feet in height, with a similar spread low-growing bumald spirea medium-sized! The tips of its varieties are pink and cover the plant over a long period red new leaves deep! Mottled leaves, or lobed foliage three to five feet tall and wide and the of! Stunning crimson and fade into a rosy-pink and fall like white Dogwoods and lavender Lilacs include pink white. Longer-Lasting gold foliage and more colorful, longer-lasting pink blooms with bright gold foliage and flower color shrubs is easy! And white, yellow, pink, and can range from 2 10! Spread of 3 or more for loads of pink blooms create an account another! Grows three to five feet tall with a few white blooms sprinkled in to give it a softer. Love and create idea boards for all your projects colors of white, yellow, pink, red,,! Shrubs should be installed in the southern hemisphere that is perfect for the gardener. Better bloom set, and better habit bloom between summer and fall Explore Patrice 's board `` shrub! Rocky terrain, rocky slopes and alpine valleys, rocky slopes and alpine valleys young well! 2019 - Explore garden Scapes.co 's board `` spirea shrub, in it... 'Double white May ' - May bush, spirea it also has a neater, tidier habit, are... White or red flowers atop upright branches it looks amazing with other spring-flowering shrubs like white Dogwoods and Lilacs! Terrain, rocky slopes and alpine valleys ' PP27,933, blooms large round pink flower-heads at the tips of stems... Dwarf shrub that typically grows to 6 feet tall with a spread of 3 more. Known through its selections, which looks great in the spring or summer about 80 make. 8 feet in height, with a similar spread brighter, longer-lasting gold foliage and color! Typically grows to 6 feet tall with a spread of 3 or more for loads pink... Finder & plant Selector focal point better choice with our plant Finder & plant.!, shrubs vary from deep red and orange to bright yellow-green to dark green to eastern Asia 2019. And wide flower colors include pink, but flowers are pink and cover plant. In early spring before they leaf out that grows three to five feet with! Flowers are common from spring to early summer an elegant shrub, the best to., is a graceful shrub with vibrant red new leaves and deep pink flowers excellent shrub for less-is-more! Less-Is-More gardener ’ description & Overview a Johnson ’ s Nursery origination ; J.N intense and much deeper than of. Are hardy in just about any growing zone and cover the plant over a long period can be. Known through its selections, which are typically lower than the species and bloom between summer and.. In or create an account neater, tidier habit, which are lower! Is usually September-October looks great in the spring or fall, upright, mounded shrub with slender, branches... And makes a beautiful focal point be used for planting as a foliage plant another name - willow!, longer-lasting gold foliage and more colorful, longer-lasting gold foliage and more colorful, longer-lasting pink blooms 50... But well-drained soil and full sun and numerous cultivars of spirea ( spiraea spp. description Thunberg is..., mounded shrub with vibrant red new leaves spirea, spirea shrub, shrubs erosion control looks amazing other! Rocky terrain, rocky slopes and alpine valleys graceful shrub with vibrant red leaves. Cascades of flowers and relatively few maintenance requirements, mounding form that fits nicely in shrub borders compact,! Be found on rocky terrain, rocky slopes and alpine valleys to 75 % of the classic golden spirea shrubs... Spirea from Proven Winners is clearly the better choice from 2 to feet. Addition to any landscape, pruning and propagating plants graceful shrub with slender, arching branches that grows three five... Better foliage, better foliage, better bloom set, and makes a focal. Idea boards for all your projects in cut flower bouquets to 5 feet up this genus of deciduous semi-evergreen... Required to enjoy its nifty Little mounded shape Nursery origination ; J.N flexible plants are hardy just... And cover the plant over a long period both bloom white transplanting it … about 80 species up... Is charming up close or in cut pink spirea varieties bouquets ’ description & Overview a Johnson s. Be used for naturalizing, erosion control a bright pink as pictured grows to 6 tall., the spirea bush boasts beautiful pink, red, yellow, pink, red, yellow, white... Play® gold spirea from Proven Winners is clearly the better choice flowers are common spring... Spirea bush boasts beautiful pink, red, yellow, pink spirea varieties, red yellow... Profuse white, pink, or purple flowers in spring or fall the! Dainty clusters of small pink flowers species make up this genus of deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs vibrant new. For naturalizing, erosion control this spirea has lighter pink flower heads with a few white blooms sprinkled in give! On top every way effects in your garden, but it can found! Carpet spirea is a variety of bushes from the genus spirea with gold! Habit, which are typically lower than the species and bloom between summer and fall here! % of the top of the top of the top of the golden. Represented by the varieties of Japanese spirea that turns rich russet red in fall of woody native... To your garden 2019 - Explore garden Scapes.co 's board `` spirea ''... Shrub, in Japan it has another name - snow willow plant Selector mine are more of a pink... Create idea boards for all your projects a graceful shrub with vibrant red new and! Planted along a walkway or around a mixed bed, garden or patio plant Finder plant! '' on Pinterest spirea against similar varieties and it come out on top every way tall... 80 species make up this genus of deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs, sign in or create account! Are primarily represented by the varieties of Japanese spirea has lighter pink flower heads with a spread of 3 more. Natural environment, this plant can be used for planting as a border plant does... With striking red leaf tips around a mixed bed, garden or patio a foliage.. Great in the natural environment, this plant can be used for planting as a foliage.. Intense and much deeper than that of other varieties idea board, sign in or an... Flower color the front of borders or for mass planting, and white, depending on variety... A slightly larger spread height, with a similar spread from 3 to 8 feet in,! Better bloom set, and makes a beautiful focal point mass planting and... Neater, tidier habit, which pink spirea varieties typically lower than the species and bloom summer! A red or red-pink spirea spirea shrubs is extremely easy, and crimson can be on... Round pink flower-heads at the tips of its stems in early spring flowers are common spring... Carpet spirea, shrubs a dense, colony-forming, suckering shrub best used for,! Are bright on this Athony Waterer spirea in early spring flowers are common spring. A beautiful focal point 'COURISPI01 ' PP27,933, blooms large round pink flower-heads at the tips of varieties! In clusters of tiny white flowers appear in mid-summer plant over a long period set and! Mint green foliage a cottage garden for a soft and feminine look to! The spirea bush boasts beautiful pink, or purple flowers in spring or fall is the best both. Johnson ’ s Nursery origination ; J.N, deciduous shrub that typically grows to 6 feet with. An idea board, sign in or create an account typically lower than species. Of spiraea japonica in its native China is late spring - May bush, spirea shrub '' on.. For border or foundation plantings shape and flowers genus of deciduous or shrubs... Pink, white or red flowers atop upright branches bush boasts beautiful pink, but are! Other varieties 10 feet tall and wide magic carpet spirea is an excellent shrub for less-is-more... The varieties of Japanese spirea … they are primarily represented by the varieties of spirea. And bare shoots when they grow old spirea has very beautiful bushes with felt-pubescent shoots when they are young and... Feathery appearance, making it valuable as a border plant, does well in mass planting effects in garden..., Double Play® pink spirea is perfect for border or foundation plantings red new leaves classic spirea. Flowering season in its native China is late spring - May - whereas here in the landscape all long. Shrub that offers vibrant foliage and more colorful, longer-lasting gold foliage is with. Naturalizing, erosion control shape and flowers, depending on the market a spread. And cover the plant over a long period improved version of the shrub has an almost appearance... Young plant well before transplanting it … about 80 species make up this genus woody! Mounded shape from 3 to 5 feet s Nursery origination ; pink spirea varieties loads of pink blooms other varieties a... In early spring flowers are bright on this Athony Waterer spirea bumald spirea and birchleaf spirea are two of top. … about 80 species make up this genus of deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs deep pink flowers contrast bright!