08 July 2009

Little Princess Spirea

Little Princess Spirea
Spirea japonica

Tiny serrated leaves are short and stout
blooms in late spring to early summer with
Clusters of dainty light pink and white flowers.

Little Princess Spirea
Spirea japonica

Foliage: Mint green.
Fall color: Dark red.
Zone: 4-8.
Keep outdoors in partial sun
Will tolerate freezing to 30 F
Protect from strong winds and severe cold
Keep the soil damp- not wet
But do not let the soil dry out
Fertilize at half strength during the growing season
& keep the soil acidity high
Trim new growth to maintain the tree
form, size and shape
Remove suckers from the trunk base as they appear
Protect in winter, but do not bring it inside

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