Spiraea

Spiraea thunbergii

Spiraea - Spiraea  thunbergii

Common Name: Spiraea
Genus: Spiraea
Species: thunbergii

The word Spiraea is probably derived from a Greek word meaning wreath.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes a good hedge

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This deciduous shrub has arching branches bearing thin, light green leaves. During spring and the early part of summer many small, white flowers are produced. This plant could be used to create an informal hedge.


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