SPIRAEA

A useful, easily-grown, attractive shrub in many forms and colours.

Genus of about 80 species of deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs found in rocky places, thickets, woodland, at woodland margins and on riverbanks in northern temperate regions of Europe, Asia, North America and Mexico.

S. salicifolia has become naturalised in the British Isles.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for colourful small flowers borne profusely in spring or summer. Varieties for rock garden, ground cover or informal hedging. Wildlife plant - insects.
    Place of origin
    Northern temperate regions of Europe, North America, Mexico.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
Spiraea - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of SPIRAEA

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SPIRAEA 'Arguta'

SPIRAEA 'Arguta'

Bridal wreath, Foam of May

white

 
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SPIRAEA betulifolia 'Tor Gold'

SPIRAEA betulifolia 'Tor Gold'

Birchleaf spiraea

startling light golden-yellow leaves. A most attractive new spiraea with the added bonus of wonderful autumn foliage

 
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SPIRAEA cinerea 'Grefsheim'

SPIRAEA cinerea 'Grefsheim'

Bridal wreath

abundant small white flowers in dense clusters all along the branches

 
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SPIRAEA japonica 'Anthony Waterer'

SPIRAEA japonica 'Anthony Waterer'

Japanese spiraea

new growth tinged purple. Leaves occasionally margined with cream and pink. Pink flowers.

 
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SPIRAEA japonica 'Goldflame'

SPIRAEA japonica 'Goldflame'

Japanese spiraea

bright gold variegated foliage, pink flowers

 
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SPIRAEA japonica 'Little Princess'

SPIRAEA japonica 'Little Princess'

Japanese spiraea

dwarf pink flowers

 
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SPIRAEA japonica 'Magic Carpet'

SPIRAEA japonica 'Magic Carpet'

Japanese spiraea

dwarf and compact habit. Bright golden foliage with red new growth and pink flowers

 
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SPIRAEA japonica 'Shirobana'

SPIRAEA japonica 'Shirobana'

Japanese spiraea

white and deep pink flowers on the same branches

 
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SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound'

SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound'

Bridal wreath

forms a dense mound, free-flowering in June, white

 
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SPIRAEA thunbergii

SPIRAEA thunbergii

Baby's breath spiraea

arching branches and slender leaves. Bowl-shaped white flowers

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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