Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

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  • Common Name: Spirea
  • Plant Story:

    A dense, upright mounded shrub, Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound' features clusters of small white flowers filling the arching branches from mid to late spring. Butterflies are attracted to the flowers. Dark green narrow foliage provides a nice contrast to the flower. Deer resistant.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 2-4 ft
  • Spread: 2-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Borders or foundation plantings
  • Leaf: Narrow blue-green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spot, fireblights, powdery mildew, rots, aphids, leaf roller, and scale
  • Form: Mounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Prune in late winter/early spring. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Remove faded flowers.

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