Common Name: spirea
Origin/Ecology: Garden origin
Habit: Dense, vase-shaped, arching, upright, spreading, 1m tall, slightly wider spread
Leaves: Simple, glabrous, obovate, serrate. Narrow, dark blue-green foliage.
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Flowers and Fruit: White corymbs. Follicle green brown fruit.
Water Use, Soil: Medium, well-drained soil. Tolerates a wide range of soils.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade.
Landscape Uses: Borders, foundation plantings, hedges.
Limitations: Susceptible to leaf spots, fireblight, powdery mildew, rots, aphids, leaf roller, scale.
Other Features: Corymbs on almost every axil. Long arching shoots.