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SPIRAEA japonica 'Anthony Waterer'

Commonly known as Japanese spiraea

New growth tinged purple. Leaves occasionally margined with cream and pink. Pink flowers.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    sharply-toothed leaves to 12cm (5in) long, bronze-red when young.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Clump-forming with erect shoots. Produces flowers in corymbs to 20cm (8in) across.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

SPIRAEA japonica 'Anthony Waterer'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Attractive to insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bowl-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Spiraea - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

Useful extras...

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