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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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SPIRAEA thunbergii

Commonly known as Baby's breath spiraea

Arching branches and slender leaves. Bowl-shaped white flowers

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£13.50 each
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Any 3+ for £11.00 each

  • Deciduous - slender, lance-shaped, light-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, bushy shrub with arching branches. Produces flowers in corymbs to 5cm (2in) along the shoots.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China, Japan
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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