Spirea, Shirobana


 Description:  A very interesting, and attractive summer blooming spirea with a handsome, mounding growth habit. This spirea variety commonly displays three different colored blooms all at the same time. Flower heads appear in two different shades of pink : light pastel pink, as well as a darker bubble gum pink – along with white color blooms as well. Generally flowers consistently from May until late August. Flowering can be intensified & prolonged through regular trimming of expired flower heads.

Common Name: Shirobana Spirea

Scientific Name: Spiraea jabonica ‘Shirobana’

Type: Perennial, Shrub

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 2-3′ height, 3-4′ spread

Bloom Color: White, Pink

Bloom Period: May – Late August

Foliage Color: Green

Landscape Use: Border Plant, Rock Gardens, Landscape Specimen, Accent Plant, Near Water Gardens or Ponds, Mass Planting

Soil: Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 3 – 8

Companion Plants: Silver Dragon Liriope, Coreopsis, Abelia, Butterfly Bush, Little Zebra Grass, Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Dianthus, Blue Rug Juniper, Boxwood, May Night Salvia, Ornamental Grasses. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.

 


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